Surge

My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War
Author(s): 
Mansoor, Peter R.
ISBN: 
9780300172355
Date published: 
February 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£18.99

In February 2007, US Army General David Petraeus took command of multinational coalition forces in Iraq, some 140,000 troops, to be joined by 20,000 American soldiers deployed to support the controversial strategy known as the surge. This book provides a view of the unfolding of the surge and its impact on the violence that was devastating Iraq.