The Iraq War in Retrospect

August 04, 2021 00:38:39
The Iraq War in Retrospect
Modern War Institute
The Iraq War in Retrospect
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Show Notes

In this episode of the MWI Podcast, Maj. Jake Miraldi is joined by retired Col. Frank Sobchak, one of the authors of the Army's 1,300-page, two-volume study of the Iraq War. He discusses how the study came into being and why it's important, along with its major conclusions about the war and why its release was delayed for more than two years.

Note: This episode was originally released in 2019.

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