| HBS Case Collection
(Revised June 2012)
Joe Gifford in Tal Afar, Iraq (B)
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. The (B) case describes the decision made and the rationale behind it.
Decision Choices and Conditions;
Problems and Challenges;