Preliminary Observations on DOD Planning for the Drawdown of U.S. Forces from Iraq

Solis, William M.
November 2009
GAO Reports;11/2/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents the study conducted by U.S. the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the progress of the Department of Defense (DOD) plan for the drawdown of U.S. forces from Iraq in accordance with the timelines set the Security Agreement. It notes that the execution of the drawdown may be affected by the lack of inventory of equipment and shipping containers. It says that an effective drawdown is dependent upon the establishment of transfer mechanisms.


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