The Limits of Training in Iraqi Force Development

Felicetti, Gary
December 2006
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Winter2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p71
Academic Journal
The article discusses the U.S. strategy for training Iraqi police, army and civil defense forces. If these forces are to assume the job of the American forces in Iraq, the U.S. will have to have a fresh look at its strategy, says the author. The author examines the reasons why the training of more than 277,000 Iraqi security forces by the U.S. Army instructors did not yield the expected results. The security environment has worsened in the country.


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