TITLE

Iraq War 2.0

AUTHOR(S)
Mazzetti, Mark; Whitelaw, Kevin
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/10/2003, Vol. 135 Issue 16, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on postwar Iraq and impact of the six-months insurgency in central Iraq. How civilian life has improved despite fear and casualties from guerrilla attacks that target Iraqis and Americans; Denial of military experts that "Iraqification" will be another Vietnam; The burden of sustaining a campaign without increasing U.S. forces; Efforts to train Iraqi security forces; Outlook for the "Combined Action Program" strategy in gathering intelligence and suspected Baath Party sympathizers; Tactics used in Uja village to establish U.S. presence and force adults to register for identity cards; Difficulty in establishing a political authority with insurgencies; Tensions between the Coalition Provisional Authority and the Iraqi Governing Council; Strategy of the U.S. for counterinsurgency; Uncertainty about how long the American public will support the U.S. in Iraq.
ACCESSION #
11261427

 

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