Feasibility of US plan to retake Mosul from Islamic State uncertain | Stuff.co.nz

February 22, 2015 6:30 AM

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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters stand guard on the outskirts of Mosul last month. Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are digging trenches and building defence berms in the Valley Of The Crows), less than 2 km away from the Isis-held Sultan Abdullah village.

The Pentagon plan for a major ground assault to retake the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State is bold, ambitious - and perplexing.

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