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The Case for Conditional Engagement in Iraq
Five years into the war in Iraq with no end in sight, a new strategy is needed. The current strategy of unconditional support to Iraq’s central government has not produced nea...
By Colin H. Kahl & Shawn Brimley
Measuring Progress in Iraq
Nobody seems to know how to talk about and evaluate “progress” in Iraq, or the lack thereof. In the context of the confusion, progress should be evaluated along several dimens...
By Colin H. Kahl
The U.S. military will withdraw from Iraq; the question is when and under what conditions. This report will provide a realistic appraisal of America’s enduring interests in Ir...
By James N. Miller & Shawn Brimley
Enduring U.S. Interests in Iraq
Even as forces in Iraq are drawn down, the U.S. has enduring interests in that besieged country and the surrounding region, and these interests will require a significant mili...
By Michèle Flournoy & Shawn Brimley