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Iraqi Forces Retake Ramadi

Members of Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service parade with their Humvees on December 28 after they recaptured the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, about 110 kilometers west of Baghdad, from Islamic States group jihadists. (Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service parade with their Humvees on December 28 after they recaptured the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, about 110 kilometers west of Baghdad, from Islamic States group jihadists. (Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqi forces raised their flag over Ramadi, a city west of Baghdad, today. They are now “mopping up” in the city after launching an offensive to retake the city from ISIS, which seized it in May.

Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti speaks to veteran war correspondentMitch Prothero about what this means for the overall war against ISIS.

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