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Is the mission to destroy Islamic State failing?

June 11th, 2015

Episode 604 of 1761 episodes

A year ago, Islamic State jihadists took over Mosul, Iraq’s second largest town, before claiming other territory in the country’s north-west, prompting a US-led mission to ‘degrade and destroy’ the terror network. But does the fall of the key Iraqi city of Ramadi last month represent a catastrophic failure of that mission?

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