Insurgents seize Iraqi city of Mosul as troops flee

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In Iraq, the city of Mosul is descending into chaos. Islamic militants are reportedly in control of the major city after driving out police and troops.
Iraq is asking the U-S for assistance, but it’s trying to distance itself from “boots on the ground” and now focuses on arming the local military.

Insurgents seize Iraqi city of Mosul as troops flee

Insurgents seize Iraqi city of Mosul as troops flee

In Iraq, the city of Mosul is descending into chaos. Islamic militants are reportedly in control of the major city after driving out police and troops. Iraq is asking the U-S for assistance, but it's trying to distance itself from "boots on the ground" and now focuses on arming the local military.
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The violent assault is now raising new questions about the stability of Iraq and the region. CCTV’s Wisam al Bayati joins us in Baghdad.
Iraqi militants seize government headquarters In Mosul

Iraqi militants seize government headquarters In Mosul

The violent assault is now raising new questions about the stability of Iraq and the region. CCTV's Wisam al Bayati joins us in Baghdad.
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For more on this latest attack in Mosul, we’re joined by Raymond Tanter. He was a member of the White House National Security Council during the Reagan-Bush Administration.
Raymond Tanter on chaos in Iraq

Raymond Tanter on chaos in Iraq

For more on this latest attack in Mosul, we're joined by Raymond Tanter. He was a member of the White House National Security Council during the Reagan-Bush Administration.
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