How Long a War? Let's Ask

Thompson, Mark
August 2004
Time;8/23/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 8, p18
Reports that the U.S. army wants to award a contract to the Dupuy Institute in Washington, D.C., to calculate the possible intensity and duration of a guerrilla war in Iraq. Observation that U.S. combat deaths in Iraq are approaching 600 since major combat operations ended; What the institute will be asked to study; How the study will provide the basis for estimating costs and attempt to address projected force sizes.


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