The Iraq Study Group Report

The Iraq Study Group Report

By

0
(0 Reviews)
The Iraq Study Group Report by United States. Central Intelligence Agency

Published:

2006

Pages:

117

Downloads:

1,468

Share This

The Iraq Study Group Report

By

0
(0 Reviews)
James A. Baker, III, andLee H. Hamilton, Co-ChairsLawrence S. Eagleburger,Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Edwin Meese III,Sandra Day O'Connor, Leon E. Panetta,William J. Perry, Charles S. Robb,Alan K. Simpson

Book Excerpt

t as of publication), along with an assessment of the consequences if Iraq continues to deteriorate, and an analysis of some possible courses of action.

A. Assessment of the Current Situation in Iraq

1. Security

Attacks against U.S., Coalition, and Iraqi security forces are persistent and growing. October 2006 was the deadliest month for U.S. forces since January 2005, with 102 Americans killed. Total attacks in October 2006 averaged 180 per day, up from 70 per day in January 2006. Daily attacks against Iraqi security forces in October were more than double the level in January. Attacks against civilians in October were four times higher than in January. Some 3,000 Iraqi civilians are killed every month.

Sources of Violence

Violence is increasing in scope, complexity, and lethality. There are multiple sources of violence in Iraq: the Sunni Arab insurgency, al Qaeda and affiliated jihadist groups, Shiite militias and death squads, and organized criminality. Sectaria

More books by United States. Central Intelligence Agency

(view all)
Anna Liachenko - Adventure, Unexpected turns and Ancient Customs
FEATURED AUTHOR - Anna is an award-winning writer, entrepreneur, and author of The Adventures of Mat Rufs series which has won the Fiction Book of the Year award from the Corporate Live Wire. Alongside her writing, Anna leads Montreal-based marketing agency ZZINC health marketing inc. as its Chief Executive Officer. She is also a real estate investor, a mother of two wonderful boys, and an enthusiastic world traveler, having explored more than 30 countries with her partner, alone or with her family. As our… Read more