How will new fighting in Iraq affect Trump v Clinton? Probably not much

October 17, 2016   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , , , ,

In any other election year, a massive battle involving US force to seize a city of hundreds of thousands from the Islamic State might affect how voters choose their next president. But 2016, defense analysts and political advisers observing the mid-October campaign for Mosul point out, is no normal election year.

 

Two years after senior US officers described the fight for Mosul as “decisive” – something experts have become wary of predicting in Iraq – the frequently delayed battle for Iraq’s second city is under way. Should Iraqi ground forces and US warplanes prove successful, Isis will lose its final stronghold in the country.

 

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