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Losing Small Wars: British Military Failure in the 9/11 Wars

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This new edition of Frank Ledwidge’s eye-opening analysis of British involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan unpicks the causes and enormous costs of military failure. Updated throughout, and with fresh chapters assessing and enumerating the overall military performance since 2011—including Libya, ISIS, and the Chilcot findings—Ledwidge shows how lessons continue to go unlearn ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published April 25th 2017 by Yale University Press (first published February 3rd 2017)
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May 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
The British Army's defeat in Basra and Helmand is a national disgrace. Ledwidge is one of the few military professionals to explain exactly how these disasters happened and what needs to be done now. To be honest, he could have let rip even more.
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