The U.S.-Iraq Security Agreement and the Changing Nature of U.S. Military Operations in Iraq

Ryan, Mike; Coats, Jason
September 2009
Military Review;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p48
The article presents an overview and examination of the shifts in U.S. military policy concerning the Iraq War from 2007 to 2009. Details are given highlighting the transition from relatively open-ended campaigns to a more strictly negotiated set of guidelines and objectives for U.S. involvement in the region. Specific attention is given to the formation and consequences of the U.S.-Iraq Security Agreement, which defines Iraqi jurisdiction and cooperation for the continuing conflict.


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