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Surge : my journey with General David Petraeus and the remaking of the Iraq War

Author: Peter R Mansoor
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
Series: Yale library of military history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using newly declassified documents, interviews, and published sources, a member of General David Petraeus' personal staff provides an insider account of the troop surge in Iraq and how key political leaders orchestrated it.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus; David Howell Petraeus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter R Mansoor
ISBN: 9780300172355 0300172354
OCLC Number: 840803738
Description: xxxii, 341 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Maps --
Prologue Baghdad, February 11, 2007 --
A war almost lost --
Designing the surge --
Fardh Al-Qanoon --
Tower 57 --
The awakening --
Turning the tide --
Testimony --
Power politics --
Charge of the knights --
The surge in retrospect --
Appendix 1: Report to Congress on the situation in Iraq --
Appendix 2: Multi-national force --
Iraq commander's counterinsurgency guidance --
Appendix 3: Anaconda strategy versus Al-Qaeda in Iraq --
Appendix 4: Security incidents in Iraq.
Series Title: Yale library of military history.
Other Titles: My journey with General David Petraeus and the remaking of the Iraq War
Responsibility: Peter R. Mansoor ; foreword by General David Petraeus.

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