The Fight For Raqqa Nears An End, But What Happens After?

This frame grab from video released Tuesday, July 4, 2017, and provided by Furat FM, a Syrian Kurdish activist-run media group, shows U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters in the eastern side of Raqqa, Syria. The SDF forces have breached the wall around Raqqa's Old City, the U.S. military said Tuesday, marking a major advance in the weeks-old battle to drive Islamic State militants out of their self-declared capital. (Furat FM, via AP)
This frame grab from video released Tuesday, July 4, 2017, and provided by Furat FM, a Syrian Kurdish activist-run media group, shows U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters in the eastern side of Raqqa, Syria. The SDF forces have breached the wall around Raqqa's Old City, the U.S. military said Tuesday, marking a major advance in the weeks-old battle to drive Islamic State militants out of their self-declared capital. (Furat FM, via AP)
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Syrian Democratic forces are closing in on ISIS in the group's de facto capital in Syria. The fighting has been going on for a month now and ISIS is now holed up in the old part of the city.

We'll get the latest from the first British journalist to report from inside Raqqa, the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse (@ggatehouse).

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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