Air Date: Friday, June 02, 2017
Time Slot: 7:30 PM-8:00 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#67/513) "Taking Back Iraq / Lost Generation"
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Show #67 (season 5, edition 13)

Debut: FRIDAY, JUNE 2 (7:30-8:00 p.m. ET/PT)

"Taking Back Iraq": The city of Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, has been central in the war to defeat Islamic State. In 2014, Iraqi troops surrendered it to Islamic State, who in turn declared the city an Islamic caliphate and used it as a base for operations in the region. Last October, a U.S.-supported coalition of Iraqi and Kurdish troops announced a long-awaited offensive to retake the city. Aris Roussinos embedded with Iraqi forces on the road to Mosul as they began their assault on Islamic State's last Iraq stronghold.

"Lost Generation": Iraq has one of the youngest populations of any country. The majority of people living there today have grown up in the shadow of the 2003 invasion, knowing nothing but war and chaos. With Islamic State seemingly on the verge of defeat in the country, what happens next is far from certain. Isobel Yeung travels to Iraq to see what the future looks like through the eyes of its youth.

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