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Joe Gifford in Tal Afar, Iraq (A)
A Lieutenant leading a platoon in Iraq must make a complex ethical, military, and leadership decision: whether to risk his life and that of other soldiers to reenter a home rigged with an explosive and save three Iraqis.
Keywords: Decision Choices and Conditions;
Problems and Challenges;
Badaracco, Joseph, Richard Burgess Jr., Robert Carpio III, and William Wheeler. "Joe Gifford in Tal Afar, Iraq (A)." Harvard Business School Case 311-085, June 2012. (Revised from original January 2011 version.)