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- RUSI Journal
- Volume: 161
- No: 6
- Planning and Fighting a War: The Iraq Inquiry's Judgements on the Armed Forces
The Iraq Inquiry shows that the armed forces were up against some tough challenges over which they had little effective control. But, Michael Clarke contends, it also indicates that they exacerbated their problems by assuming, even on the basis of thin resources, that they could play a strategically significant role throughout.