The taking of Raqqa: ‘Eurphrates Rage’ targets IS group’s de facto capital

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While the battle for Mosul rages on in Iraq, Kurdish-led Syrian forces are carrying out an offensive to liberate the Islamic State group’s de facto capital of Raqqa in northern Syria. The United States, France and Britain say they will provide air support, but it’s still unclear exactly how they plan to oust the militants from the city. Is it a wise move to begin a campaign in Raqqa when the campaign against Mosul is barely underway?
Produced by Yann PUSZTAI, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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