Web Exclusive: Centracchio discusses progressing Iraqi forces in Mosul

PROVIDENCE, R.I (WPRI) — Eyewitness News Analyst, Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio was live in studio to discuss how for the first time in almost two years, Iraqi forces are recapturing Mosul, Iraq.

Centracchio explained how members of ISIS are using civilians as shields, what will happen to the city if ISIS heads to other cities in Iraq and the ramifications that could be felt across the globe.

Watch Mike Montecalvo’s full interview with Centracchio above. 

centracchioEyewitness News Analyst, Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio (ret.) served as Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard from 1995 until his retirement in 2005. During his tenure, he served as Director of the Rhode Island Emergency Managment Agency and as Rhode Island Homeland Security Advisor – becoming the first Adjutant General to hold all three positions simultaneously.