TITLE

Actions Needed to Facilitate the Efficient Drawdown of U.S. Forces and Equipment from Iraq

AUTHOR(S)
Solis, William M.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;4/19/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study of the action taken by the U.S. to facilitate on the drawdown of forces and equipment from Iraq. It notes that factors such as the challenges related to the planned transition, the Department of Defense (DOD) failure to determine the benefits of the transition, and shortage of personnel may influence to the effective performance of the execution. Also discussed are the comments from the DOD, developments of the drawdown, and breakdown of equipments of the U.S. Army.
ACCESSION #
49892773

 

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