The Fall of Mosul The northern city of Mosul, Iraq, falls peacefully after being abandoned by Iraqi forces early today. Kurdish militiamen and small numbers of U.S. troops entered Mosul following the Iraqi withdrawal. But the city, like others in the country, has been overtaken by a wave of looting and near-anarchy. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.
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The Fall of Mosul

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The northern city of Mosul, Iraq, falls peacefully after being abandoned by Iraqi forces early today. Kurdish militiamen and small numbers of U.S. troops entered Mosul following the Iraqi withdrawal. But the city, like others in the country, has been overtaken by a wave of looting and near-anarchy. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.