What happens after Mosul? Chaos – unless the West keeps its eye on the ball

As featured in The Daily Telegraph

Taking Mosul


"In many ways, however, it is exactly now that the longer-term danger rears its head. As the group is pushed back from Mosul, not only will its threat evolve, but there is also the possibility that western attention will drop off once again. Last time the West seemed to score a victory in Iraq, western powers rapidly lost attention and withdrew."