Pillai, Chad M.
March 2009
Military Review;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p33
The article offers information on the challenges faced by the U.S. Armed Forces in implementing the three basic principles of their mission in Iraq. It notes the success of the forces in clearing and holding the key areas of the country by using the Commander's Emergency Response Program (CERP), as well as their difficulty in furthering local governance and economic development. It highlights the tactical concepts of the ground forces which are applied and developed in Tal Afar and Ar Ramadi.


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