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Why Hasn’t Raqqa Been Attacked Yet?

The offensive to re-take Raqqa was heralded as the final nail in Islamic State’s coffin. But a month after U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the pending operation, Washington’s ally on the ground, a Kurdish-dominated militia alliance, remains bogged down in the first phase, seeking only to isolate the Syrian de-facto capital of Islamic State. U.S. airstrikes still appear focused on the surrounding province, hitting oil well-heads controlled by the militants, and tankers and...

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