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Children holding Iraq's national flag react as Iraqi forces celebrate in the Old City of Mosul on July 9, 2017 after the government's announcement of the "liberation" of the embattled city. 
Iraq declared victory against the Islamic State group in Mosul on July 9 after a grueling months-long campaign, dealing the biggest defeat yet to the jihadist group.
(Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)
Children holding Iraq's national flag react as Iraqi forces celebrate in the Old City of Mosul on July 9, 2017 after the government's announcement of the "liberation" of the embattled city. Iraq declared victory against the Islamic State group in Mosul on July 9 after a grueling months-long campaign, dealing the biggest defeat yet to the jihadist group. (Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)
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Iraq's prime minister visited his troops yesterday to congratulate them for retaking Mosul from ISIS, which took control of the city in 2014. The offensive started last October and is one of the longest military campaigns in recent history.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks to Ben Watson (@natsecwatson), news editor at Defense One, about the lessons learned from the Mosul campaign.

This segment aired on July 10, 2017.

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