After Saddam: Prewar Planning and the Occupation of Iraq / Edition 1

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Overview

This monograph examines prewar planning efforts for the reconstruction of postwar Iraq. It then examines the role of U.S. military forces after major combat officially ended on May 1, 2003, through June 2004. Finally, it examines civilian efforts at reconstruction, focusing on the activities of the Coalition Provisional Authority and its efforts to rebuild structures of governance, security forces, economic policy, and essential services.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780833044587
  • Publisher: Rand Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/25/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Nora Bensahel (Ph.D. Political Science, Stanford University) is a policy analyst at RAND. Research focus includes military strategy, Middle East security, and military coalitions.

Olga Oliker (Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is an associate political scientist at RAND. Her research focuses primarily on defense issues and the former Soviet Union, including military reform, military doctr

Keith Crane (PhD, Economics, Indiana University) is a senior economist at RAND. Areas of expertise include Economics of Transition and Economic Forecasting, Transportation Economics, and Defense Economics.

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Table of Contents

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List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

Ch. 1 Introduction 1

Ch. 2 Military Planning Efforts 5

Ch. 3 Civilian Planning Efforts 21

Ch. 4 Task Force IV 41

Ch. 5 The Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance 53

Ch. 6 Humanitarian Planning 73

Ch. 7 Combat Operations During Phase IV 81

Ch. 8 The Coalition Provisional Authority 101

Ch. 9 Building New Iraqi Security Forces 121

Ch. 10 Governance and Political Reconstruction 159

Ch. 11 Economic Policy 195

Ch. 12 Essential Services and Infrastructure 211

Ch. 13 Assessing Postwar Efforts 233

Appendix. Strategic Studies Institute's Mission Matrix for Iraq 245

Bibliography 255

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