Lessons Learned from the Basra Fighting for the Iraq Hearings
Publication Date: April 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): James Phillips
Keywords: Middle East; Iran; Prime Minister Maliki; Petraeus
Congress tomorrow will begin a second round of hearings on Iraq featuring General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker. A major topic is likely to be the recent round of fighting in Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, and its implications for U.S. policy.