PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL: Were high civilian casualties in Mosul unavoidable?

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Release date: 13/7/2017

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Dylan O’Driscoll, an Iraq analyst and researcher at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester, said the battle for western Mosul “was always going to be more difficult” than it was to defeat ISIS in the eastern district.

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TitleWere high civilian casualties in Mosul unavoidable?
Media name/outletPublic Radio International
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date13/07/17
DescriptionDylan O’Driscoll, an Iraq analyst and researcher at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester, said the battle for western Mosul “was always going to be more difficult” than it was to defeat ISIS in the eastern district.
URLhttps://www.pri.org/stories/2017-07-13/were-high-civilian-casualties-mosul-unavoidable
PersonsDylan O'Driscoll