The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008

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Mike Galloucis
Military Review; May/Jun 2009; 89, 3; Docstoc
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Description: In Iraq, he cites the strained relationship between Shi 'as, Sunnis, and Kurds; continued influence of former Saddam Hussein regime officials and Baath Party members; Iran's influence and the influence of other Middle Eastern nations in Iraq's affairs; the uncertain future role of Moqtada al-Sadr; and conflict between Arabs and Kurds over oil revenue sharing and the status of Kirkuk. In the middle of the sectarian violence and bloodshed that was prevalent in Iraq during 2006 and much of 2007, and considering the heavy volume of attacks against coalition forces at that time, many people thought all these changes in tactics represented last-ditch acts of desperation.
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