Recent terror attacks in Berlin, Baghdad and Istanbul demonstrate that defeating ISIS militarily is only half the battle
ECFR Alumni · Visiting Fellow
Areas of expertise
Iraq, Shia Islam, Middle East
English, Arabic, Persian (conversational)
Hayder al-Khoei was a visiting fellow of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations.
The military plan A is working well, for now. But if it encounters problems, the myriad of actors involved could start to pull in different directions, to the detriment of Mosul’s future.
ECFR's Director, Mark Leonard, speaks with Middle East experts, Hayder al-Khoei and Ellie Geranmayeh, who have just returned from Iraq, about the battle for Mosul…