Understanding the city as a complex system or organism is critical and provides the basis for changes in intelligence, recruitment, training, equipment, operations, and tactics. We must take the time now to analyze and test the lessons learned from different urban operations to ensure our soldiers and leaders are prepared for the future. The urban environment increases the vulnerability of Army forces executing maneuver in offensive, defensive, stability, and support operations. This book is a thorough review that examines the U.S. Army’s performance, assesses the role it played in the joint and coalition team, and captures the strategic, operational, and tactical lessons that should be disseminated and applied in future fights. They offer an expanded view of the practice of mission command in widely varied settings. • American Advisor in Action, Mosul, 13 November 2004 By Colonel Herbert Selle, German Army, Retired. 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