American Marines endured some of the bloodiest fighting of the Iraq War in this city in 2004. Twelve years later, Iraqi forces helped by U.S. air strikes are engaged in an offensive to retake the city from ISIS. Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks to Ahmed Maher with the BBC in Baghdad, where yesterday ISIS carried out a wave of bombings that killed at least two dozen people.
- Ahmed Maher, BBC Middle East reporter. He tweets @AhmedMaherBBC.
This segment aired on May 31, 2016.