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Militants Seize Mosul, Iraq's 2nd Largest City

Radical Sunni Muslim militants seized control of Iraq's second largest city of Mosul on Tuesday in a stunning defeat for the Shi'ite-led Iraqi government. One Iraqi military commander called the fall of Mosul, 350 kilometers north of Baghdad, "a total collapse for the security forces." An Iraqi government official said the city was "at the mercy of the militants." Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said the country was "undergoing a difficult...

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