Small Wars Journal

Iraq

Preventing OIF III: Using the Interagency Conflict Assessment Framework to Achieve a Sustainable Iraqi Security Force SWJED Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:07pm

The current military-focused strategy is insufficient. ISAF advisers’ efforts alone cannot overcome the powerful dynamics ready to tear the proud Iraqi force apart.

Iraq, the Islamic State, and War Termination SWJED Tue, 09/05/2017 - 8:07pm

An unsolicited letter to the Prime Minister of Iraq, Haider Al-Abadi.

The Iraqi Military, The US-led Coalition and the Mosul Operation: The Risk of Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 1:10am

As the Mosul operation grinds forward, it is vitally important for the US and its allies to double down on their commitment to supporting the Iraqi Army and the Counter Terrorism Service.

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Missing Economic Strategy in Iraq SWJED Sat, 12/17/2016 - 11:49am

This paper was prepared in early 2010, when it might still have been possible to advance an agenda for a diversified private sector in Iraq.  We missed our opportunity.