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Violent Uprising in Mosul Persists

Unrest persists in Mosul as U.S. and Iraqi forces continue their offensive in Fallujah. Thousands of Iraqi police abandoned their posts in Mosul this week after an attack by insurgents. U.S. and Iraqi forces were sent in. U.S. officials call the situation "fully manageable." Hear NPR's Philip Reeves.

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Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.