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Battle Over In Mosul, But Fight For Hearts And Minds Continues

A member of Iraqi forces patrols a street in west Mosul on July 13, 2017, a few days after the government's announcement of the "liberation" of the embattled city from Islamic State group fighters. (Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images)
A member of Iraqi forces patrols a street in west Mosul on July 13, 2017, a few days after the government's announcement of the "liberation" of the embattled city from Islamic State group fighters. (Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraq has declared military victory over ISIS in Mosul, but the painstaking process of rooting out the group’s influence in the devastated city continues.

Here & Now‘s Lisa Mullins talks with France 24 journalist Simona Foltyn (@simonafoltyn), who went door to door in Mosul with counterterrorism officials searching for ISIS supporters.

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