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David A Martin
David A Martin reviews Mission Revolution: The U.S. Military and Stability Operations, by Jennifer Morrison Taw
Edited by Elizabeth Quintana and Jonathan Eyal
The second of two reports exploring international efforts to counter ISIS examines three key elements of the military aspect: the air campaign, the land component and the battle of the narrative
Don Thieme reviews The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq, by Emma Sky
Edited by Jonathan Eyal and Elizabeth Quintana
The first of two reports exploring international efforts to counter ISIS lays out the political backdrop to practical efforts to tackle the group
Two new RUSI reports suggest Western military efforts to eliminate ISIS from the Middle East may result only in the Balkanisation of the region. Instead, the best hope of countering the extremist group may come from within.
Political disunity in Iraqi Kurdistan risks undermining efforts to combat Daesh
Michael N Schmitt
An assessment of the legality of the Iraq war, taking into consideration the nuances of international law.
Air Chief Marshal Sir John Day
This article assesses the Royal Air Forces air power contribution to the recent war in Iraq.
Iraq serves as a potent illustration of how deeply embedded today’s private sector is in the business of security and war, and why questions over legislation require urgent attention.
Jonathan Eyal (editor)
Compiled shortly after the end of combat, this in-depth study draws preliminary lessons from the War in Iraq (May 2003).
This article discusses several questions that need to be considered, before the decision to go to war with Iraq is made.