TITLE

Are We There Yet?

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Pauline
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Journal of International Peace Operations;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the issue concerning the civil war in Iraq. It is stated that the Iraqis provincial election strengthened U.S. President Barack Obama's case for a 16-month time frame for country's troop draw down. It is argued whether the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops assures the end of civil war in the country. It is pointed out that Iraq's peace will be challenged by persistent ethnic and sectorial rivalries.
ACCESSION #
37599732

 

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