iraq British Air Base In IRAQ After the end of the Second World War and during the Cold War period, its importance increased strategically very significantly. Enrique Kournikova Read more posts by this author. Enrique Kournikova 26 Apr 2020 • 4 min read Subscribe to Utopia Educators Get the latest posts delivered right to your inbox Subscribe Great! Check your inbox and click the link to confirm your subscription. Please enter a valid email address!