Mosul
Jul 2017

Kurds: “We believe 99%” ISIS leader still alive

Ed Morrissey Jul 17, 2017 8:41 PM

Not in Mosul … or in Raqqa either?

Double decapitation.

Iraqi PM: We shocked the world in Mosul

Ed Morrissey Jul 10, 2017 4:01 PM

“The world did not imagine that Iraqis could eliminate Daesh.”

“Old Mosul will be their graveyard.”

Jun 2017

“Their fictitious state has fallen.”

D-Day?

Mar 2017

US boosts forces in Syria as fight for Raqqa looms

Ed Morrissey Mar 09, 2017 5:21 PM

Kurds up, Turks down?

“This is about providing options.”

Feb 2017

Mattis to Iraq: We’ll pay for our oil

Ed Morrissey Feb 20, 2017 10:01 AM

“We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil.”

Jan 2017

CENTCOM: ISIS producing weaponized drones in Iraq

Ed Morrissey Jan 06, 2017 12:41 PM

Delivery.

Nov 2016

“This fight is nothing like that of the outskirts.”

Progress.

Oct 2016

Carter: Assault on ISIS in Raqqa just weeks away

Ed Morrissey Oct 26, 2016 2:31 PM

“That has long been our plan …”

Friday TEMS: Guest hosting for Relevant Radio!

Ed Morrissey Oct 21, 2016 2:41 PM

3-6 pm ET

Counterattack: ISIS strikes at Kirkuk

Ed Morrissey Oct 21, 2016 12:41 PM

Diversion.

First contact.

Report: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi still in Mosul

John Sexton Oct 19, 2016 5:41 PM

“‘solid’ intelligence al-Baghdadi was somewhere in the Iraqi city…”

Turkey-backed militia complicating matters?

Aug 2016

Petraeus: The October surprise will be …

Ed Morrissey Aug 23, 2016 10:01 AM

Apolitical.

Jun 2016

Has the ‘caliphate’ begun to crack?

Ed Morrissey Jun 28, 2016 7:41 PM

“They are harsh, but they are not strong.”

Mar 2016

Iraq, US launch offensive to take back Mosul

Ed Morrissey Mar 24, 2016 8:41 AM

Assad forces advance on Palmyra.

Jan 2016

Grand anti-ISIS coalition a myth?

May 2015

Quotes of the day

Allahpundit May 22, 2015 8:01 PM

Again?

Apr 2015

Abadi stiffed at White House?

“We are the only country that has armed forces on the ground fighting Daesh.”

Mar 2015

Pete Hegseth tosses a few bombs. Rhetorically speaking, of course.

Feb 2015
Jan 2015

No Huế this could go bad.

Dec 2014
Nov 2014

A long war.

“We’re certainly considering it.”

Oct 2014

Back on offense at Mosul Dam as well.

Aug 2014

Video: Iraqi, Kurdish forces retake Mosul Dam?

Ed Morrissey Aug 18, 2014 9:21 AM

Danger.

US, Iraq, Kurds team up to retake Mosul Dam from ISIS

Ed Morrissey Aug 16, 2014 11:31 AM

Too little, too late?

Jul 2014

Quotes of the day

Ed Morrissey Jul 24, 2014 10:41 PM

Barbarism.

ISIS begins purge of Iraqi Christians

Noah Rothman Jul 19, 2014 11:31 AM

Medieval.

Jun 2014

Iraq launches offensive on ISIS in Tikrit, Mosul

Ed Morrissey Jun 28, 2014 1:01 PM

Maliki’s last gasp?

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