Ministry of Defeat: the British War in Iraq 2003-2009 by Richard North: review

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  1. "Thomas Harding finds that too often the officials in Whitehall lead the soldiers in Iraq, reviewing Ministry of Defeat by Richard North.

    Richard North might mock himself as an “armchair general”, but this forceful and searching analysis of the British military’s failings in Iraq provides greater plausibility than anything else put forward to date. Ministry of Defeat tells us that the British Army that was sent into Iraq partly to secure its strategic alliance with the US has suffered a humiliating setback that has lowered its standing in the eyes of the Americans. "

    Ministry of Defeat: the British War in Iraq 2003-2009 by Richard North: review - Telegraph