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- SHADOW WAR OVER IRAQ. Kitfield, James // National Journal;6/10/2000, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p1848
Looks at the continued mission of the United States (US) military forces in Iraq. Costs of the US operations in Iraq; Purpose of the US no-fly operations according to US Marine General Anthony Zinni; Benefits of the Iraqi mission to US military forces.
- The Iraq Buildup, II. Freedberg Jr., Sydney J.; Wilson, George C. // National Journal;10/5/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 40, p2866
Details the military preparations being made by the U.S. for a possible second war with Iraq. Forces deployed by the U.S. in the Persian Gulf area; Military bases in Europe and the Middle East which the U.S. will use to prosecute the war with Iraq; Logistics of the U.S.
- THE SECURITY TRINITY: Understanding the Role of Security Forces in COIN. Greek, Eric E. // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2010 4th Quarter, Issue 59, p35
The article focuses on the issues related to the role of security forces in the U.S. counterinsurgency (COIN) efforts in Iraq. It mentions the reduction of sectarianism, one of the critical problems in Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), due the performance of Iraqi National Police (INP) during the...
- U.S. Military Must Transcend Warfighting Mindset. Metz, Steven // World Politics Review;12/5/2012, p1
The article asserts the need for the U.S. military to transcend its warfighting mindset and focus on stabilization efforts. He criticizes the U.S. military renewed emphasis on warfighting at the peak of its involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, noting the assumption that the U.S. will eventually...
- Class and Warfare. Levison, Andrew // American Prospect;Sep2003, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p26
Focuses on Democrats and the rhetoric of patriotism in the U.S. Challenge faced by Democrats who disagree with policies of the administration of President George W. Bush; Percentage of people who support and those who oppose the policy of Bush toward Iraq; Public perception of the U.S. military.
- IRAQ-SECURITY. // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);3/17/2010, Vol. 190 Issue 4811, p7
The article highlights various issues related to the national security in Iraq. It states that the U.S. military will set up an additional headquarters because of the concerns that Arab-Kurd tensions are the biggest threat to Iraq's long term stability. It notes the two bombings in a town south...
- Iraq: more blasts and few US gains. KHINDARIA, BRIJ // Moderate Voice;11/6/2011, p4
The article reports on the continued violence in Iraq as U.S. troops prepare its withdrawal in the country. It notes that with a remaining 33,000 troops ready withdrawal, bombings occurred during a Muslim festival that killed 10 innocent persons and leaving others injured. It adds that while the...
- U.S. focuses on Ramadi and insurgents' route from Syria. // Geo-Strategy Direct;8/2/2006, p13
The article reports that the U.S. military has established security centers to help the Iraq army control the rebel-torn Anbar Province and its capital, Ramadi. The U.S. military has established a series of outposts and bases since its deployment in Ramadi to facilitate the entry and deployment...
- What We Can Learn From Success of Surge. Barone, Michael // Human Events;1/7/2008, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p18
The author discusses lessons from the success of the surge strategy used by the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq. He relates that no mission is impossible for the U.S. military. He reasons that societies can more easily be transformed from the bottom up than from the top down. He concludes that it is...