Iraqi Forces Retake Ramadi11:00
Download

Play
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)
This article is more than 3 years old.

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 correspondent Mitch Prothero about what this means for the overall war against ISIS.

Guest

This segment aired on December 28, 2015.

Support the news

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news