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Pentagon Expects Mosul Push to Unlock Trove of ISIS Intelligence |The New York Times

Pentagon Expects Mosul Push to Unlock Trove of ISIS Intelligence |The New York Times

The Pentagon is sending dozens of additional intelligence analysts to Iraq to pore over a trove of information that is expected to be recovered in the offensive to recapture Mosul from the Islamic State, data that could offer new clues about possible terrorist attacks in Europe.

The analysts will have several immediate priorities: Share with the Iraqi military any information crucial to the unfolding fight in Mosul; pass along insights useful to American officials planning an attack on Raqqa, the Islamic State’s de facto capital in eastern Syria…

Source: Pentagon Expects Mosul Push to Unlock Trove of ISIS Intelligence – The New York Times