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Simon Mayall


Simon Mayall is a retired British Army officer who most recently served as senior Middle East adviser for the UK’s Ministry of Defence and was the Prime Minister’s security envoy to Iraq after the fall of Mosul.

He was knighted in 2014 and has also been honoured with the US Legion of Merit for services in Iraq. He is the author of Soldier in the Sand: A Personal History of the Modern Middle East.

Books by Simon Mayall

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