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Author Johnson, David E
Title 2008 Battle of Sadr City
Imprint Santa Monica : RAND Corporation, The, 2011
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Note Intro -- Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Preface -- Contents -- Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- The 2008 Battle of Sadr City -- Background -- Methodology -- Setting Conditions -- The Area of Operations -- Mission: Stop the Rockets and Defeat Criminal Militias in Sadr City -- The Ground Fight in Sadr City: Heavy Armor Matters -- The Counter-Rocket Fight -- Exploitation -- Key Insights from the Fight -- Reimagining Urban Operations as Wide-Area Security Missions -- References
Using primary sources and interviews with those involved in the fighting and its aftermath, the authors describe the 2008 Battle of Sadr City, analyze its outcome, and derive implications for the conduct of land operations. Their analysis identifies factors critical to the coalition victory over Jaish al-Mahdi and describes a new model for dealing with insurgent control of urban areas
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Johnson, David E. 2008 Battle of Sadr City Santa Monica : RAND Corporation, The,c2011 9780833053015
Subject Sadr City, Battle of, Baghdad, Iraq, 2008.;Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Campaigns -- Iraq -- Baghdad.;Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Urban warfare -- Case studies.;Counterinsurgency -- Iraq -- Baghdad
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Alt Author Markel, M. Wade
Shannon, Brian
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