What Would Victory in Mosul Mean for Iraq’s Neighbors?

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What Would Victory in Mosul Mean for Iraq’s Neighbors?

By Ellen Laipson: 

As the battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State proceeds, the stakes for Iraq’s neighbors vary. Although victory is still a ways off, the outcome in Mosul will more likely entrench existing regional dynamics than change them. 

Read the full article in World Politics Review here.

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