26.Oct.2009 at 26 | David Ucko
This is a little dated but nonetheless very much worth checking out: it is an interview by Kimberley Kagan of COL J. B. Burton, then commander of the 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division (Dagger Brigade). The interview covers, in some detail, the Dagger Brigade’s tour in north-west Baghdad in 2006-07. This preceded the official change [...]
22.Oct.2009 at 22 | David Ucko
I was really taken by this paper on Operation Arrowhead Ripper in Iraq, in which Colonel Fred Johnson talks about his 15-month tour as the Deputy Commander of 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) and comments on its configuration, as stands, for operations across the spectrum.
Certainly from the lay-out of its structure, and from anecdotal [...]
21.Oct.2009 at 21 | David Ucko
My colleague and friend Mats Berdal, professor of security and development at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, has just published Building Peace After War, an IISS Adelphi Book, which is very much worth the read. All you with Athens log-in details can access the material online here. To me, this is really [...]