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Shannon Vavra Feb 9, 2017
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NYT reporter in Mosul: "I was wrong"

Mstyslav Chernov / AP

Rukmini Callimachi, the NYT correspondent focusing on al-Qaeda and ISIS, tweeted out her observations about the operation to liberate Mosul. After saying she was wrong to predict a disaster, she tweeted that the city "looks remarkable," especially the eastern half, and credited the Iraqi forces for keeping the city in such good shape.