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Journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward on the death of legendary news editor Ben Bradlee.

Journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward on the death of legendary news editor Ben Bradlee.

September 2nd, 2014
06:33 PM ET

Hitting future ISIS targets will be much more complicated

(CNN) – If the U.S. decides to increase the number of targets across Iraq, it will face ground difficulties of taking on ISIS.

It's one thing to take out ISIS militants around Amerli, a farming hamlet of less than 20,000 people in the middle of nowhere, where U.S. airstrikes are extremely effective.

It's a different ball game in the strongholds like Mosul, Tikrit, and Fallujah where there are millions of people. It would fundamentally become an urban warfare.

CNN's Anna Coren reports.

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