The Battle for Basra: Britain Should Launch a Troop Surge in Iraq

Publication Date: April 2008

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Nile Gardiner

Research Area: Military and defense

Keywords: Iraq; shiite; surge; al-sadr

Type: Brief

Coverage: Great Britain


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