The Mosul offensive begins

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In Iraq, a long-awaited offensive has begun—to take back the northern city of Mosul from the4 Islamic State.  Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called on residents to cooperate with advancing forces… but a million civilians trapped in the city may be in for a long siege.  

Credits

Guest:
Liz Sly - Washington Post - @lizsly

Hosts:
Warren Olney, KCRW

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Andrea Brody, Christine Detz, Jenny Hamel, Paul von Zielbauer