Transition in Iraq is the State Department prepared to take the lead? : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, September 23, 2010 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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  • Iraq War, 2003-,
  • United States,
  • American Diplomatic and consular service,
  • Security measures,
  • Private military companies,
  • Military relations,
  • United States. Dept. of State,
  • Postwar reconstruction,
  • Contracting out

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .O94 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24846669M
ISBN 100160882931
ISBN 109780160882937
LC Control Number2010532565

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**Winner of the San Diego Book Awards Association Prize in General Non-Fiction**Iraq in Transition takes the reader on a journey from Iraq’s troubled history through the country’s invasion and chaotic collapse of governance to the fragile state of political development today.

Along the way, Peter Munson, an officer and Middle East specialist in the Marine Corps who has Cited by: 5.

**Winner of the San Diego Book Awards Association Prize in General Non-Fiction**Iraq in Transition takes the reader on a journey from Iraq’s troubled history through the country’s invasion and chaotic collapse of governance to the fragile state of political development today.

Along the way, Peter Munson, an officer and Transition in Iraq book East specialist in the Marine Corps who has Manufacturer: Potomac Books.

**Winner of the San Diego Book Awards Association Prize in General Non-Fiction**Iraq in Transition takes the reader on a journey from Iraq’s troubled history through the country’s invasion and chaotic collapse of governance to the fragile state of political development today. Along the way, Peter Munson, an officer and Middle East specialist in the Marine Corps who has participated in operations.

After twenty-five years of thinly veiled hostility, U.S. relations with post-monarchial Iraq have warmed dramatically. Simultaneously, Iraq's sovereignty has become the keystone of Gulf stability, due to Iraq's military and economic resilience and to the rise of Khomeini's Iran and the waning of Saudi influence.

In this book, five leading analystsCited by: 4. Despite its foibles, Iraq in Transition is one of the better post-Iraq war overviews, a well-written summary of developments after coalition forces occupied Baghdad.

While the authors of the first versions of the history Transition in Iraq book this period were sweeping in their judgments, Munson is more nuanced and has a better grasp of government and military : Michael Rubin.

Iraq in Transition. By Peter J. Munson. Washington: Potomac Books, pp. $ Munson, a U.S. Marine officer with broad experience in the Middle East, synthesizes a narrative of the war in Iraq with explanations of the social, cultural, and political roots of the postwar conflict.

This book looks at the planning and execution of this transition, using information gathered from historical documents and interviews with key players.

It examines efforts to help Iraq build the capacity necessary to manage its own security absent a U.S. military presence. for power and influence in the new Iraq. The United States Army, which was trained and equipped primarily for conventional com-bat, had to reorient itself for unconventional operations in a com-plex, irregular war.

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Full Report on the "War and Occupation in Iraq" (June ) 1 – Introduction. On Mathe United States, the United Kingdom and a Coalition of allies invaded Iraq and overthrew the government of Saddam Hussein. They claimed to bring peace, prosperity and democracy.

But ever since, violence, civil strife and economic hardship have wracked the land. Washington certainly bears responsibility for some of these failures. The Bush administration could have sent more troops to keep order in Iraq after the fall of Saddam, as well as planned more carefully for the transition afterward.

The United States also could have done much more to prevent and halt the ethnic-cleansing campaigns that took place. The USF-I Base Transition Smartbook is the guiding document for transitioning USF-I bases in the Iraq Joint Operations Area (IJOA) to the Government of Iraq (GoI).

Guidance is intended to be flexible enough to fit a range of situations, and to ensure a base is transferred properly, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. As its title indicates, the book depicts the transition of the Army from conventional combat to full spectrum operations in support of building a new, free Iraq.

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Problems arose from the failure of the planning process to identify resource requirements for the transition from combat to post-combat operations, as well as from the failure to challenge assumptions about what postwar Iraq would look like.

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