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After Fallujah, Iraq Gears Up to Rid Mosul of Islamic State

Riding high on Iraq’s victory over Islamic State fighters in Fallujah, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi confidently said the northwest city of Mosul would be next. But as Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul is almost 10 times larger than Fallujah and has 10 times the population. Military officials warn it will be a much tougher battle. Humanitarian agencies are worried it will be a much bigger humanitarian disaster. And echoing the U.N.’s concerns over reports of serious human rights...

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