The Battle for Mosul

On February 7, 2008, Charles Levinson of USA Today wrote a story covering a shift in al-Qaeda’s tactics in Mosul.

“We were taking pretty sustained fire, but once you engage, they just disappear,” Lt. Jacob Deguire said minutes after a gunfight against insurgents in downtown Mosul. “They’re really good at disappearing once you return fire.”

Read the full article in USA Today here.

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