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GCSP Deputy Director and Academic Dean on the Battle for Mosul

As it nears a week since the battle to recapture Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq, began, GCSP Deputy Director and Academic Dean Professor Mahmoud Mohamedou wrote two pieces and was featured in a third, all analysing the likely effects of the campaign.

In The Conversation, Prof Mohamedou warns that the battle for Mosul may be 'too little, too late' as international forces attempt to defeat the Islamic State.

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In Le Temps, Prof Mohamedou lays out five major lessons to be learned from Mosul.

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In The Washington Post, Prof Mohamedou fears we may be playing into the hands of IS by taking the battle for Mosul so seriously.

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