Rashid Ali Al-Gailani and the Nationalist Movement in Iraq 1939-1941

A Political and Military Study of the British Campaign in Iraq and the National Revolution of May 1941

Husain Fawzi) on the question of the inclusion of Nuri and Taha in Rashid's
Government, further complicated the situation. As a result of the rivalry between
the Chief-of-Staff and the Minister of Defence, General Taha al'Hashimi (the 'Four'