PBS NewsHour

Long-awaited battle for Mosul will be toughest yet

Clip: 03/28/2016 | 7m 26s

Since the Islamic State forces overran the city nearly two years ago, Mosul in Iraq has become a vital hub for ISIS’s operations in the region. Now the Iraqi army, supported by Kurdish and American forces, has launched a long-awaited counterattack to reclaim the city -- but will it be successful? Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports from the front lines.

Aired: 03/28/16

Rating: NR

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