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Kurdish Military Leader Supports Sunnis in Quest to Oust Islamic State


On March 24, the Iraqi military launched "Operation Conquest" — the newest offensive to push the Islamic State out of Iraq. The operation to liberate the city of Mosul is expected to take up to a year, but it could take much longer to push the extremists out of the entire country. VOA sat down with the leader of an elite Kurdish counterterrorism unit to discuss what he thinks it will take to defeat the extremists. From northern Iraq, Sebastian Meyer reports.

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