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The Charge of the Knights: The British in Basra, 2008

Richard Iron
RUSI Journal, 1 March 2013
Air Power and Technology, Iraq, Counterinsurgency, Military Sciences, Terrorism, UK Defence
By 2008, it was clear that Britain had got Basra wrong. Ten years on from the invasion, an insider provides a first-hand account of what the mistakes were, and what can be learnt for future operations.

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