Counter-Insurgent, the Battle for Basra with Richard Iron CMG OBE

Episode 4 May 31, 2018 00:27:48
Counter-Insurgent, the Battle for Basra with Richard Iron CMG OBE
Dyason House Podcast
Counter-Insurgent, the Battle for Basra with Richard Iron CMG OBE
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Show Notes

Lessons in humility and the importance of understanding your enemy. In Northern Ireland, Iraq, the Balkans and Sierra Leone, among others, retired British military commander Richard Iron has spent a lifetime in counterinsurgency. In this episode Richard takes us through his role as Chief Mentor to Basra Operations commander in the 2008 battle for Basra, Iraq, and how his military career prepared him to take on a faceless enemy.

Music: Jade by Scott Buckley

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