U.S. Struggles to Maintain Order in Mosul

U.S. army soldiers patrol a street in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, March 20

hide captionU.S. army soldiers patrol a street in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, March 20.

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The northern Iraq city of Mosul sits astride the Tigris River on the main road south to the Sunni heartland and the capital, Baghdad. As a result, it is considered a key prize in the Iraq war and an intense struggle to control the streets is under way. Philip Reeves is embedded with U.S. forces in Mosul.

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