The Battle to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul

The political and economic implications - September 2016

The final battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State could begin as soon as October, according to authorities in Iraq’s armed forces. In this note, Whispering Bell looks at the current status of the tightening noose around Mosul, the military outlook, the political maneuvering that accompanies the planning for the assault, and some of the near term implications for Iraq’s political and economic future.

This 11-page report has been prepared by Whispering Bell and made available as free to download. To find out more about Whispering Bell business advisory services in Iraq, please visit Iraq Security Services page.

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