The battle is still raging in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Iraqi and coalition forces are advancing slowly, capturing as little as one city block per day — if that. And ISIS fighters continue to strike back.
Christian relief worker David Eubank has taken his family to war-ravaged Mosul to rescue civilians targeted by ISIS. Eubank tells host Marco Werman about his daring missions under fire and his occasional self-doubt.
A small group of the hundreds of thousands of Iraq War veterans will be saluted by President Barack Obama at a state dinner at the White House on Wednesday night. But many veterans' groups say we need a broader rally that allows all Americans to honor every Iraq War veterans.
Al-Qaeda-inspired Islamic extremists are claiming a major victory in northern Iraq. They have seized control of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city. As tens of thousands of civilians fled their homes on Tuesday, the Iraqi government says it wants to declare a state of emergency and provide weapons to civilians to help fight the militants.
Fear has rippled across Iraq since jihadist militias overran Mosul — Iraq's second city — on Tuesday. But correspondent Jane Arraf has talked with some Mosul residents who say the extremists have brought clean streets and running water.
The battle for Iraq, between Sunni militant groups and Shiite-dominated government forces, is not just about Iraq. Journalist Dexter Filkins says its could engulf much of the Middle East and create another terrorism sanctuary, similar to Afghanistan before 9/11.