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Blogs Offer Taste of War in Iraq
Kevin Anderson. BBC, 29 December 2005.

In Training for Iraq, Learning to Work as a Team
Juliet Macur. The New York Times, 29 December 2005.

Lessons Learned From the American Expedition to Iraq
Fabius Maximus. Defense and the National Interest, 29 December 2005.

Bloggers, Money Now Weapons in Information War
Jonathan Finer and Doug Struck. Washington Post, 26 December 2005.

'Active Denial System' Sought for Iraq
Ashley Roque. Inside Defense, 21 December 2005. Posted on the Military.com website.

A Forensic Anatomy of the Strategy for "Victory
Col. Daniel Smith. Foreign Policy in Focus, 21 December 2005(.pdf file).

U.S. Air Power Strikes Iraq Targets Daily
The Associated Press, 20 December 2005. Posted on the Military.com website.

Saddam's Scientists Freed as U.S. House of Cards Starts to Tumble
Stephen Farrell. The Times, UK, 20 December 2005.

U.S. Firm Paid $20M for Iraq Propaganda
United Press International, 18 December 2005.

New Military Goals: 'Win the Peace'
Mark Sappenfield. The Christian Science Monitor, 16 December 2005.

American Military Tactics: How to Do Better
The Economist, 14 December 2005.

Pentagon Rolls Out Stealth PR
Matt Kelley. USA Today, 14 December 2005. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Two Views on the Iraqi Battlefield
Jill Carroll. The Christian Science Monitor, 13 December 2005.

Military's Information War is Vast and Often Secretive
Jeff Gerth. The New York Times, 11 December 2005.

U.S. Forces Try New Approach: Raid and Dig In
Kirk Semple. The New York Times, 05 December 2005.

The New Rules of Engagement
Michael Ware. Time Magazine, 12 December 2005. Posted on 04 December 2005.

Up In The Air
Seymour M. Hersh. The New Yorker, 05 December 2005.

Do As I Say, Not as I DoD: Will the Pentagon Ever Value Nation-building as Much as War-Fighting?
Fred Kaplan. Slate.com, 02 December 2005.

U.S. Intelligence and Policy Making: The Iraq Experience
Richard A. Best, Jr. CRS Report for Congress, 02 December 2005 (.pdf file).

The Wrong Weapon in the Wrong Place
Jonathan B. Tucker. Los Angeles Times, 01 December 2005.

Iraq's Splits Suggest a U.S. Redeployment
Tony Oberschall. American Diplomacy, 01 December 2005.

Missed Perceptions
Jason Vest. Government Executive Magazine, 01 December 2005.

A Split on Strategy?
Thomas Donnelly. Armed Forces Journal, 01 December 2005. Posted on the American Enterprise Institute website.

Coalition Dead in Iraq and Afghanistan
Graphic posted on the Defense and the National Interest website, December 2005.

Revisions in Need of Revising: What Went Wrong in the Iraq War
David C. Hendrickson and Robert W. Tucker. Strategic Studies Institute, Army War College, December 2005 (.pdf file).

Why the Strong Lose
Jeffrey Record. Parameters, Winter 2005-06.

Success Matters: Casualty Sensitivity and the War in Iraq
Christopher Gelpi, Peter D. Feaver, and Jason Reifler. International Security, Winter 2005-06 (.pdf file).

Operation Knockout: COIN in Iraq
Col. James K. Greer. Military Review, November/December 2005(.pdf file).

Shaping the Future of Counterinsurgency Warfare
Anthony H. Cordesman. CSIS, 29 November 2005. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

DoD Directive: Military Support for Stability, Security, Transition and Reconstruction Operations
Department of Defense, 28 November 2005 (.pdf file).

Five Questions for President Bush's Speech in Annapolis
Brian Katulis. Center for American Progress, 29 November 2005.

Air Force Erred With No-Bid Iraq Contract, GAO Says
Renae Merle. Washington Post, 29 November 2005.

Sun Tzu Would Have Frowned On Gulf Strategy
Richard Halloran. Taipei Times, 29 November 2005.

Shake and Bake
The New York Times, 29 November 2005.

Use of Chemical in Iraq Ignites Debate
John Daniszewski and Mark Mazzetti. Los Angeles Times, 28 November 2005. Posted on the Fair Use website.

U.S. Casualties in Iraq Climbing Again
Martin Sieff. United Press International, 28 November 2005.

U.S. Intelligence Classified White Phosphorus as 'Chemical Weapon'
Peter Popham and Anne Penketh. The Independent, 23 November 2005.

Improvised Explosive Devices in Iraq: Effects and Countermeasures
Clay Wilson. CRS Report for Congress, 23 November 2005.

3 Brigades May Be Cut in Iraq Early in 2006
Bradley Graham and Robin Wright. The Washington Post, 23 November 2005.

Did Bush Really Want to Bomb Al Jazeera?
Jeremy Scahill. The Nation, 23 November 2005.

New Iraq Strategy: Stay in Hot Spots
Scott Peterson. The Christian Science Monitor, 23 November 2005.

Next Job: Keeping Rebels Out
Jill Carroll. The Christian Science Monitor, 21 November 2005.

Pentagon to Raise Importance of 'Stability' Efforts in War
Thom Shanker and David S. Cloud. The New York Times, 20 November 2005.

Rumsfeld Says Iraq Troop Levels Must Be Maintained
Christine Hauser. The New York Times, 20 November 2005. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Calls for Shift in Iraq Strategy Growing
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 11 November 2005.

US Army Admits Use of White Phosphorus as Weapon in Iraq
Daily Kos. 10 November 2005. Posted on the Centre for Research on Globalization website.

No More Blank-Check Wars
Leslie H. Gelb and Anne-Marie Slaughter. Washington Post, 08 November 2005.

Making Tribal War Work for the U.S. in Iraq
Christopher Allbritton. Time Magazine, 08 November 2005.

Did the US Military Use Chemical Weapons in Iraq?
Tom Regan. Christian Science Monitor, 08 November 2005.

Troops Have a Nervous Ride to Nighttime Raid
Louise Roug. Los Angeles Times, 07 November 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Iraq Deaths Slow Down, But Wounded Rate Up
Martin Sieff. United Press International, 07 November 2005.

A Junkyard Solution to IEDs
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 07 November 2005.

Graphic: Death in Iraq
Washington Post, 07 November 2005.

Before Rearming Iraq, He Sold Shoes and Flowers
Solomon Moore and T. Christian Miller. Los Angeles Times, 06 November 2005.

Iraq: A Tale of Two Speeches
Col. Daniel Smith. Foreign Policy In Focus, 05 November 2005 (.pdf file).

Opportunities, Opposition to Iraq War Cut into Recruiting
Dave Moniz. USA Today, 04 November 2005.

New Bush Strategy In Iraq Will Aim To Shield Public From Insurgents
Elaine M. Grossman. Inside The Pentagon, 03 November 2005. Posted on the Defense and the National Interest website.

The Baghdad Bomb Squad
Noah Shachtman. Wired Magazine, 03 November 2005.

U.S. to Intensify Its Training in Iraq to Battle Insurgents
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 02 November 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Rumsfeld Hints at More Troops in Iraq
The Associated Press, 01 November 2005. Posted on the Michael Moore website.

Learning From Fallujah: Lessons Identified 2003-2005
Scilla Elworthy. Oxford Research Group, November 2005 (.pdf file).

Defense Transformation and the 2005 Quadrennial Defense Review
Ryan Henry. Parameters, Winter 2005-2006.

Changing the Army for Counterinsurgency Operations
Brig. Nigel Aylwin-Foster. Military Review, November/December 2005 (.pdf file).

In Iraq's Wild West, US Shifts to Containment
Anne Barnard. Boston Globe, 30 October 2005.

A Deadly Surge
Doug Smith and P.J. Huffstutter. Los Angeles Times, 26 October 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Papers, Ignoring Pentagon Plea, Mark 2,000th U.S. Death in Iraq
Editor and Publisher, 26 October 2005.

Bigger, Stronger Homemade Bombs Now to Blame for Half of U.S. Deaths
John Ward Anderson, Steve Fainaru, and Jonathan Finer. Washington Post, 26 October 2005.

What the US Death Toll in Iraq Reveals
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 26 October 2005.

Quarter of Dead are National Guard Troops
Russ Bynum and Elliott Minor. The Associated Press, 25 October 2005. Posted on The State website.

Enemy Body Counts Revived
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 24 October 2005.

Troops Weather Third Year in Iraq
USA Today, 22 October 2005.

Iraq: Learning the Lessons of Vietnam
Melvin R. Laird. Foreign Affairs, November/December 2005. Posted on 19 October 2005.

The Open-Source War
John Robb. The New York Times, 17 October 2005. Posted on the Defense and the National Interest website.

Military Strategy in Iraq: What Is It?
Mark Sappenfield. Christian Science Monitor, 17 October 2005.

Administration's Tone Signals a Longer, Broader Iraq Conflict
David E. Sanger. New York Times, 16 October 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

GI's and Syrians in Tense Clashes on Iraqi Border
James Risen and David E. Sanger. New York Times, 15 October 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Aggressive Tactics Used in the Hunt for Insurgents Often Alienate Innocent Iraqis
Anna Badkhen. San Francisco Chronicle, 13 October 2005.

War in Iraq Shifts Air Force into Ground Roles
Mark Mazzetti and Greg Miller. Los Angeles Times, 11 October 2005.

UK's Iraq Forces Face Hizbullah-Style Roadside Bombs
Ewen MacAskill and Simon Tisdall. The Guardian, 06 October 2005.

An Analysis of the U.S. Military's Ability to Sustain and Occupation in Iraq: An Update
Congressional Budget Office, 05 October 2005.

Strategic Redeployment: A Progressive Plan for Iraq and the Struggle Against Violent Extremists
Lawrence J. Korb and Brian Katulis. Center for American Progress, 03 October 2005.

Army Not Punishing Reservists Who Won't Go To War
Gregg Zoroya. USA Today, 03 October 2005.

Iraq Town Yields Arms, Not Men
Jackie Spinner. Washington Post, 03 October 2005.

U.S. Soldiers Get Off Easy for Crimes Against Iraqis, Review Finds
Russell Carollo and Larry Kaplow. Palm Beach Post-Cox News Sevice, 02 October 2005.

Precedents, Variables, and Options in Planning a U.S. Military Disengagement Strategy from Iraq
W. Andrew Terrill and Conrad C. Crane. SSI, October 2005 (.pdf file).

How to Win in Iraq
Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr. Foreign Affairs, September/October 2005.

Pentagon Probing Reports of U.S. Soldiers Posting Gruesome Photos from Iraq at Website
Editor and Publisher, 27 September 2005.

NATO Opens Iraq Training Centre
BBC News, 27 September 2005.

Speeding to the Rescue, Ending Up in Crossfire
Edmund Sanders. Los Angeles Times, 25 September 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

The Day That Iraqi Anger Exploded in the Face of the British Occupiers
Helen McCormack. The Independent, 21 September 2005. Posted on the U.S. Labor Against the War website.

Softly Softly Army Tactics Shattered by Day of Chaos
Ian Cobain and Richard Norton-Taylor. The Guardian, 21 September 2005.

Military: Troop Deaths Hit 1,904 in Iraq
Steven R. Hurst. The Associated Press, 20 September 2005.

U.K. Forces Break into Basra Jail to Free Soldiers
MSNBC, 20 September 2005.

British Soldiers Free Two from Basra Jail
Abbas Fayadh. The Associated Press, 19 September 2005.

Willful Ignorance: How the Pentagon Sent the Army to Iraq without a Counterinsurgency Doctrine
Jason Vest. Center for Defense Information, 16 September 2005.

Informants Decide Fate of Iraqi Detainees
Jonathan Finer. Washington Post, 13 September 2005.

Calling U.S. Troops 'Occupation Forces,' Iraqis Seek Timetable for Exit
Nancy Youssef. Knight-Ridder, 13 September 2005.

Louisiana Guard Soldiers Heading Home"
The Associated Press, 08 September 2005. Posted on the MSNBC website.

DOD Should Evaluate Its Source Recovery Effort and Apply Lessons Learned to Future Recovery Missions
GAO Report for Congress, 08 September 2005 (.pdf file).

From Iraq, Troops See Parallels in Katrina
Pamela Hess. United Press International, 06 September 2005. Posted on the Space War website.

Troops Back From Iraq Find Another War Zone
Ann Scott Tyson. Washington Post, 06 September 2005.

Gen.: Big Troop Increase in Iraq Unlikely
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 02 September 2005. Posted on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

August Saw Most Iraq Combat Deaths of '05
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 01 September 2005. Posted on the Boston Globe, 01 September 2005.

DoD Needs to Improve the Reliability of Cost Data and Provide Additional Guidance to Control Costs
Report to Congressional Committees, GAO, September 2005 (.pdf file).

Losing the Population: The Impact of Coalition Policy and Tactics on the Population and the Iraqi Insurgency
Timothy D. Haugh. Naval Postgraduate School, September 2005 (.pdf file).

Confidence In Military News Wanes
Josh White. Washington Post, 24 August 2005.

US Army Planning for 4 More Years in Iraq
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 22 August 2005. Posted on the Arab News website.

VA Striving to Serve New Vets of Iraq, Afghanistan
Diane Chun. Gainesville Sun, 15 August 2005. Posted on the Veterans for Common Sense website.

In Iraq Jail, Resistance Goes Underground
Steve Fainaru and Anthony Shadid. Washington Post, 24 August 2005.

Death Toll Among Part-Time Troops in Iraq Soars
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 11 August 2005. Posted on the WPTV website.

Bush Says Troop Levels in Iraq Will Stay Unchanged for Now
David Stout. New York Times, 11 August 2005.

Bush, Under Pressure to Cut Troops, Faces Dilemma in Iraq
Bill Roberts and Jeff St. Onge. Bloomberg News, 11 August 2005.

Analysis: Iraq Statistics Tell Grim Story
Martin Sieff. United Press International, 09 August 2005. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Senior US Officials Unsure About Planned Pullout from Iraq
Xinhuanet, 08 August 2005.

Military Plans Gradual Cuts in Iraq Forces
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 07 August 2005.

Guard Members Said to Charge Iraqis 'Rent'
Scott Gold. Los Angeles Times, 06 August 2005. Posted on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

U.S. Military Launches Anti-Insurgent Operation
USA Today, 05 August 2005.

Documents Tell of Brutal Improvisation by GIs
Josh White. Washington Post, 03 August 2005.

14 U.S. Marines Are Killed in Iraq
Tini Tran. The Associated Press, 03 August 2005.

Guardsman Punished After Criticizing Iraq War
Joseph R. Chenelly. Army Times, 30 July 2005. Posted on the Arizona Central website.

US Troops May Protect Iraq Envoys
BBC News, 29 July 2005.

Military's Opposition to Harsh Interrogation Is Outlined
Neil A. Lewis. New York Times, 28 July 2005.

Ill-Equipped Soldiers Use Excess Force
Rowan Scarborough. Washington Times, 28 July 2005.

Army Probes Guard Unit
Scott Gold and Rone Tempest. Los Angeles Times, 27 July 2005. Posted on the Veterans for Common Sense website.

US Aims to Sharply Cut Iraq Force Within a Year
Peter Graff. Reuters, 27 July 2005. Posted on the Epoch Times website.

U.S. Military Admits Error in News Releases
CNN, 25 July 2005.

Establishing Law and Order After Conflict
Seth G. Jones, et. al. RAND, 22 July 2005 (.pdf file).

Britain Confirms Pullout Plans
The Australian, 18 July 2005.

Pressure Grows as Pentagon Misses Deadline on Troop Levels
Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 12 July 2005.

UK Memo Cites Plans for Troop Reductions
Glenn Frankel and Josh White. Washington Post, 11 July 2005.

Service Men, Women Who Have Died in Iraq, Afghanistan
William M. Hartnett. Palm Beach Post, 05 July 2005.

Low Intensity Conflict and Nation-Building in Iraq: A Chronology
Stephen Lanier and Bobak Roshan. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 30 June 2005 (.pdf file).

Bush Discusses 'Two-Track Strategy for Victory' in Iraq
John R. Guardiano. American Forces Press Service, 25 June 2005.

Little Change in Troop Levels Expected Soon
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 22 June 2005.

'Bombing Before War by US To Put Pressure was Illegal'
Times of India, 20 June 2005.

RAF Joins US Forces in Iraq Assault
Rory Carroll and Richard Norton-Taylor. The Guardian, 20 June 2005.

Choose: More Troops in Iraq Will (Help) (Hurt)
John F. Burns. New York Times, 19 June 2005.

Classified Papers Indicate an Early Decision for War
Warren P. Strobel. Knight-Ridder, 19 June 2005.

Daring Abu Ghraib Attack Impressed U.S.
Patrick J. McDonnell. Los Angeles Times, 19 June 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

US 'Lied' in Denying the Use of Napalm in Iraq, UK Admits
IRNA, 17 June 2005.

825 U.S. Military Killed in Iraq in Past Year: Overall Tops 1,700
MSNBC News, 13 June 2005.

Iraq: Summary of U.S. Casualties
Hannah Fischer. CRS Report for Congress, 06 June 2005 (.pdf file).

Marine Combat Toll Spiked in May
Otto Kreisher. Copley News Service, 03 June 2005. Posted on the Sign On San Diego website.

Not Enough Troops To Hold Ground
Charlotte Observer, 03 June 2005. Posted on the Military.com website.

U.S. Army Says It's Lacking Troops to Hold Key Ground
Tom Lasseter. Knight-Ridder, 01 June 2005. Posted on the Arizona Central website.

At Iraqi Request, the UN Extends Approval for US-Led Forces to Stay
John F. Burns. New York Times, 01 June 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Multi-Ethnic Armies: Lebanese Lessons & Iraqi Implications
Peter Koekenbier. Conflict Studies Research Centre, June 2005. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Paralyzed or Pulverized? The Fall of the Republican Guard
Howard D. Belote. Joint Force Quarterly, Summer 2005 (.pdf file).

US Military Finds Itself in Twilight Zone
Jim Lobe. Inter Press Service, 31 May 2005. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

C.I.A. Expanding Terror Battle Under Guise of Charter Flights
Scott Shane, Stephen Grey and Margot Williams. New York Times, 31 May 2005.

US Fights Iraq Fire with Street Fighters
Syed Saleem Shahzad. Asia Times, 25 May 2005.

Iraq's New Chapter: 1,000 Soldiers Encircle Iraqi City Near Syria
The Associated Press, 25 May 2005. Posted on the MSNBC website.

Battle for Baghdad Streets
Nicolas Rothwell. The Australian, 24 May 2005.

Iraq: Summary of U.S. Forces
Linwood B. Carter. CRS Report for Congress, 23 May 2005 (.pdf file).

Officers Plot Exit Strategy
Mark Mazzetti. Los Angeles Times, 22 May 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Translators Dying by the Dozens in Iraq
The Associated Press, 21 May 2005. Posted on the USA Today website.

Exit from Iraq Could Take 'Many Years' U.S. Military Chiefs Cite Lack of Progress in Training of Police
John F. Burns and Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 19 May 2005. Posted on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

Kaboom! How to Enrage Iraq's Sunnis
Fred Kaplan. Slate, 18 May 2005.

Marine-Led Campaign Killed Friends and Foes, Iraqi Leaders Say
Hannah Allam and Mohammed al Dulaimy. Knight Ridder, 16 May 2005.

US Troops to Stay in Iraq for Two Years
Peter Muello. The Associated Press, 13 May 2005. Posted on the Seven News Australia website.

Why U.S. Troops Won't Be Coming Home from Iraq Anytime Soon
Fred Kaplan. Slate, 10 May 2005.

U.S. Forces In Iraq Face Obstacles In Getting Intelligence They Need
Elaine M. Grossman. Inside the Pentagon, 05 May 2005. Posted on the Defense and the National Interest website.

Iraqi Commando Battalion Pulled Out of Samarra
Ned Parker. Middle East Online, 05 May 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

US Admits Stress of Wars Leaves Risk of Not Meeting Goals
Josh White. Washington Post, 03 May 2005.

Foreign Troops to Quit Iraq Mid-2006
Al Jazeera, 02 May 2005.

As Casualties Soar, America's Women Face Reality of Front Line
Joanna Walters. The Observer, 01 May 2005.

Iraqi Unit Brings Calm To a Rebel Stronghold
Ann Scott Tyson. Washington Post, 28 April 2005.

In New Manual, Army Limits Tactics in Interrogation
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 28 April 2005.

U.S. Military and Iraqi Casualty Statistics: Additional Numbers and Explanations
Hannah Fischer. CRS Report for Congress, 26 April 2005 (.pdf file).

Helicopter Shot Down in Iraq; Nine Dead
Jamie Tarabay. The Associated Press, 21 April 2005.

Tipsters Boost Forces' Security Intelligence
Elliot Blair. USA Today, 19 April 2005.

Pentagon's War Spending Hard to Track
ABC News Australia, 14 April 2005.

US Plans Retreat from Iraq as Pentagon Claims Progress
Andrew Buncombe. The Independent, 12 April 2005.

Rumsfeld Says US Has No Iraq Exit Strategy
Agence France-Presse, 12 April 2005.

Pentagon Faulted for Shortage of Critical War Supplies
George Cahlink. Government Executive, 11 April 2005.

Four Broad Lessons from Iraq
Richard Perle. Testimony before the Committee on Armed Services, U.S. House of Representatives, 07 April 2005. Posted on the American Enterprise Institute website.

As U.S. Deaths Decline in Iraq, New Fears Arise
Tom Lasseter. Philadelphia Inquirer, 24 March 2005.

In Iraq with 'Reservists that Fight'
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 24 March 2005.

US Army Orders Involuntary Troop Call-Up
ABC News Australia, 24 March 2005.

A Changed Military Emerges from Iraq War
Peter Grier. Christian Science Monitor, 21 March 2005.

Two Years Later, Iraq War Drains Military
Ann Scott Tyson. Washington Post, 19 March 2005. Posted on the Truthout website.

A Growing Number of US Troops Are Refusing to Return to Iraq
Suzanne Goldenberg. The Guardian, 19 March 2005.

Italy Press Cynical on Troop Move
David Willey. BBC News, 16 March 2005.

Two Years After War, U.S. Troops Stuck in Iraq Training Local Troops
Tom Lasseter. Knight-Ridder Newspapers, 16 March 2005.

Army Ignored Broker on Arms Deal
Ken Silverstein and T. Christian Miller. Los Angeles Times, 15 March 2005. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

For Troops, Home Can Be Too Close
Irene M. Wielawski. New York Times, 15 March 2005.

Iraq: U.S. Military Operations
Steve Bowman. CRS Report for Congress, 09 March 2005 (.pdf file).

Steady Drop in Black Army Recruits
Josh White. Washington Post, 09 March 2005. Posted on the Truthout website.

Friendly Fire Takes Toll on Iraq Coalition
Rawya Rageh and Todd Pitman. The Associated Press, 08 March 2005. Posted on the Cleveland Plain Dealer website.

Iraqis Run a Gaunlet of Gunfire from a Jittery US Army
Catherine Philip. The Times (UK), 08 March 2005.

They're Back from Iraq, but Are They OK?
M.L. Lyke. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 07 March 2005.

What Iraq's Checkpoints Are Like
Annia Ciezadlo. Christian Science Monitor, 07 March 2005.

Many Missteps Tied to Delay in Armor for Troops in Iraq
Michael Moss. New York Times, 07 March 2005. Posted on the Truthout website.

U.S. Army Struggles to Coax Recruits Amid Iraq War
Will Dunham. Reuters, 06 March 2005. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

U.S. Troop Deaths in Iraq Top 1,500
The Associated Press, 03 March 2005. Posted on the MSNBC website.

After Temporary Gains, Marines Leave Iraqi Cities
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 03 March 2005.

U.S. Marines, Amid Iraq War, Miss Recruiting Goals
Will Dunham. Reuters, 02 March 2005. Posted on the Catholic Peace Fellowship website.

Army Misses Recruiting Goal
Dave Moniz. USA Today, 02 March 2005.

Iraq's Forces: The Hole in the U.S. Security Strategy
Jeffrey Miller. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, March 2005 (.pdf file).

The Psychological Battle For Iraq: Lessons From Algeria
Kafia Haile. Al Nakhlah, Spring 2005. Tufts University.

Iraq Injuries Differ from Past Wars: More Amputations, Brain Traumas
William M. Welch. USA Today, 28 February 2005.

Trauma of Iraq War Haunting Thousands Returning Home
William M. Welch. USA Today, 28 February 2005.

Female Soldiers Face More Danger in Iraq
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 26 February 2005. Posted on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

Suicides in Marine Corps Rise by 29%
Ann Scott Tyson. Washington Post, 25 February 2005.

Pentagon Reports Fewer U.S. Casualties
Dave Moniz. USA Today, 24 February 2005.

Army Revising Policies and Training for Prison Guards
Josh White. Washington Post, 24 February 2005.

Iraqi Army Adds National Guard to Its Ranks
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 24 February 2005.

General Says U.S. Sent Too Few Troops Iraq
David Hendee. Omaha World Herald, 22 February 2005.

Fatal U.S. Military Accidents Up in Iraq
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 18 February 2005. Posted on the Fox News website.

Pentagon Spending More Per Soldier Than During Any Previous War
John J. Lumpkin. The Associated Press, 16 February 2005. Posted on the Occupation Watch website.

Unarmored Humvee Death Toll Continues to Climb
Lisa Hoffman. Scripps Howard News Service, 15 February 2005. Posted on the Capitol Hill Blue website.

Blair Hints at New Iraq Timetable
Tom Happold. The Guardian, 08 February 2005.

Rumsfeld: U.S. Military 'Stressed'
CNN, 06 February 2005.

Pentagon Sets Bonuses to Retain Members of Special Operations
Thom Shanker. New York Times, 06 February 2005.

U.S. Military Still Transforming Itself for Distant Battles
Drew Brown. Knight-Ridder, 03 February 2005.

US to Pull Out 15,000 from Iraq
BBC News, 04 February 2005.

Marines Come Up Short on Recruits
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 03 February 2005. Posted on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

Army Considers Extending Reserve
Ann Scott Tyson. Washington Post, 03 February 2005.

Four Out of 10 Desert New Security Force When Under Fire
Jack Fairweather. The Telegraph, 02 February 2005.

Iraq Rules Out US Troop Pullout
BBC News, 01 February 2005.

Strategic Implications of Intercommunal Warfare in Iraq
W. Andrew Terrill. Strategic Studies Institute, February 2005.

Military Plans a Delayed Test for Mental Issues
Scott Shane. New York Times, 30 January 2005.

Talk Of Pulling U.S. Troops Out Of Iraq Simmers In Congress
The Boston Channel, 28 January 2005.

Hoon and Rumsfeld Agree Iraq Exit Strategy
Patrick Wintour and Ewen MacAskill. The Guardian, 28 January 2005.

Iraqis' Big Issue: US Exit Plan
Scott Peterson and Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 28 January 2005.

Deadliest Day for US in Iraq War
Bryan Bender and Thanassis Cambanis. Boston Globe, 27 January 2005.

This Pollyanna Army
Sidney Blumenthal. The Guardian, 27 January 2005.

US Will Not Cut Troops in Iraq for Two Years
Francis Harris. The Telegraph, 26 January 2005.

Guard Wants to Offer $15,000 Bonuses to Entice Active- Duty Soldiers to Its Thinning Ranks
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 25 January 2005. Posted on the SignOnSanDiego website.

Army Plans To Keep Iraq Troop Level Through '06
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 25 January 2005.

$80 Billion Sought to Fight Wars
Jonathan S. Landay. Free Press, 25 January 2005.

As War Grinds On, U.S. Military May Face Shortage of Deployable Reserves
The Associated Press, 24 January 2005. Posted on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

Recruits Swamp Navy, Air Force
Dave Moniz. USA Today, 24 January 2005.

Death and Disorder - When is the Right Time for Troops to Pull Out?
The Guardian, 22 January 2005.

Military Offers Special Perks in Bid to Retain Special Forces
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 21 January 2005.

Iraq: Strategy Versus Metrics: The Case for Information-Based Policy
Anthony Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 21 January 2005. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Wolfowitz Says Reducing US Casualties in Iraq More Important
Agence France-Presse, 20 January 2005.

Army Scrounging to Boost Troops in Iraq
Joseph L. Galloway. Knight Ridder, 19 January 2005.

Bush Admits Iraq War Helped Extremists
The Age, 19 January 2005. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Residents Unleash Anger at Security Forces in Iraq
Borzou Daragahi. Globe and Mail, 19 January 2005.

Battle Lessons: What the Generals Don't Know
Dan Baum. The New Yorker, 17 January 2005.

Officers Say More Troops Needed in Iraq
Rowan Scarborough. Washington Times, 17 January 2005.

New U.S. Commander Sees Shift in Military Role in Iraq
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 16 January 2005.

Where Are the New Recruits? The National Guard and Army Reserve Are Drawing Fewer Enlistees
Mark Thompson. Time Magazine, 14 January 2005.

General on Iraq Security Mission
BBC News, 12 January 2005.

'The Salvador Option'
Michael Hirsh and John Barry. Newsweek, 09 January 2005.

US Military Admits It Hit Wrong Target After Bomb Kills 14 Iraqis
Nicholas Pyke. The Independent, 09 January 2005.

Grind of Insurgency Eroding U.S. Military
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 09 January 2005.

GIs Kill 8 After Convoy Bombed in Iraq
Nick Wadhams. The Associated Press, 09 January 2005.

US To Overhaul Beleaguered Forces in Iraq
Rupert Cornwell. The Independent, 08 January 2005.

F Company Soldiers Describe Mistreatment in Iraq
Nathaniel R. Helms. Soldiers for the Truth, 07 January 2005.

Reservists May Face Longer Tours of Duty
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 07 January 2005.

Rumsfeld Seeks Broad Review of Iraq Policy
Eric Schmitt and Thom Shanker. New York Times, 07 January 2005.

War Blows $60b Hole in US Military Plans
Tim Reid and Roland Watson. Times London, 06 January 2005. Posted on the Statesman website.

Army Reserve Is 'Hamstrung' by Its Policies, General Warns
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 06 January 2005.

US Wounded in Iraq Reaches 10,000
BBC News, 05 January 2005.

Final Six Months of 2004 Deadliest Ever for US Forces in Iraq
Agence France-Presse, 01 January 2005. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Lessons from Operation Iraqi Freedom
Kristin F. Lynch, et. al. RAND, 2005.

In the Wake of War: Improving U.S. Post Conflict Capabilities
Report of an Independent Task Force sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations, 2005 (.pdf file).

An Army's Morale on the Downswing
William Pfaff. International Herald Tribune, 29 December 2004. Posted on the Truthout website.

26 Die in String of Attacks on Iraqi Forces
Jackie Spinner. Washington Post, 29 December 2004.

An 'Ooda Loop' Writ Large: New Briefing Applies 4th Generation Warfare Ideas to Iraq Conflict
Elaine Grossman. Inside the Pentagon, 23 December 2004. Posted on the Defense and National Interest website.

Precision of Base Attack Worries Military Experts
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 22 December 2004.

Initial Impressions Report: Operations in Mosul, Iraq
Stryker Brigade Combat Team 1, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry. Center for Army Lessons Learned, 21 December 2004. Posted on the POGO website (.pdf file).

U.S. Humvees Under Fire
Bruce Wallace. Toronto Star, 19 December 2004.

Westerner Beheaded on Mosul Street as American Forces Lose Control of Key City
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 18 December 2004.

Guard Reports Serious Drop in Enlistment
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 17 December 2004. Posted on the Power Hour website.

Gearing Up for a Longer War
Jonathan Weisman. Washington Post, 14 December 2004. Posted on the Seattle Times website.

7 Marines Killed in Iraq's Anbar Province
Paul Garwood. The Associated Press, 13 December 2004.

Pentagon Weighs Use of Deception in a Broad Arena
Thom Shanker and Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 13 December 2004. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Army Repair Posts Scramble to Keep the Troops Equipped
Jonathan Weisman. Washington Post, 13 December 2004.

Rate of Guard Deaths Higher
Dave Moniz. USA Today, 13 December 2004.

Marines Learn How to Fight for Allah
Sarah Baxter Moyock. Sunday Times, 12 December 2004.

Pentagon Debate Rages Over 'Information Operations' in Iraq
CNN, 02 December 2004.

Discontent Plaguing Military
The Associated Press, 11 December 2004.

Bungling Raids by US Troops Fuel Iraqi Anger
Anthony Loyd. The Times, UK, 11 December 2004.

US Army Plagued by Desertion and Plunging Morale
Elaine Monaghan. The Times, UK, 10 December 2004.

"Contract Meals Disaster" for Iraqi Prisoners
David Phinney. CorpWatch, 09 December 2004.

One Million U.S. Troops Have Gone to War
Mark Benjamin. United Press International, 09 December 2004.

For Army, it's Operation Stretch
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 09 December 2004.

Amputation Rate for US Troops Twice that of Past Wars
Raja Mishra. Boston Globe, 09 December 2004.

Defining Victory: As Chaos Mounts In Iraq, U.S. Army Rethinks Its Future
Greg Jaffe. Wall Street Journal, 08 December 2004.

Deserters: We Won't Go To Iraq
CBS News, 08 December 2004.

CIA Warning on Iraq Leaked as 1,000th US Soldier Killed
Patrick Cockburn and Andrew Buncombe. The Independent, 08 December 2004.

Running Battles in Baghdad as US Death Toll Nears 1,000
Patrick Cockburn. The Independent, 07 December 2004.

Rumsfeld Sees an Iraq Pullout Within 4 Years
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 07 December 2004.

Generals See Gains From Iraq Offensives
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 06 December 2004.

Eight Killed in Iraq Attacks
Agence France Presse, 03 December 2004.

More Troops...and More Work
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 03 December 2004.

Mortar Attack Launched Against Green Zone
The Associated Press, 02 December 2004.

Raytheon 'Heat Beam' Weapon Ready for Iraq
Boston Business Journal, 01 December 2004.

Wounded or Disabled But Still on Active Duty
Anne Hull. Washington Post, 01 December 2004.

Prewar Planning:  Iraqi Leaders Say U.S. Was Warned of Disorder After Hussein, but Little Was Done
Joel Brinkley and Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 30 November 2003.

U.S. Military Hospital in Germany Treats 21,000 Soldiers from Iraq, Afghanistan
The Associated Press, 29 November 2004.

After Falluja, U.S. Troops Fight a New Battle Just as Important, and Just as Tough
John F. Burns. New York Times, 28 November 2004. Posted on the Middle East Info website.

Marines Widen Their Net South of Baghdad
Jackie Spinner. Washington Post, 28 November 2004.

Multiple Combat Tours Strain a Third of Troops
Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 27 November 2004. Posted on the International Herald Tribune website.

Violence Flares Across Sunni Areas
Omar Anwar and Lin Noueihed. Reuters, 27 November 2004. Posted on the Washington Post website.

Marines Train a Secret Weapon on Babil Province
Bruce Wallace. Los Angeles Times, 27 November 2004.

Press Routinely Undercounts U.S. Casualties in Iraq
Editor & Publisher, 25 November 2004.

Guardsmen Say They're Facing Iraq Ill-Trained
Scott Gold. Los Angeles Times, 25 November 2004. Posted on Truthout website.

US Struggles to Find Troops for Iraq, Afghanistan
Joseph L. Galloway. Knight Ridder, 24 November 2004.

U.S. Expanding Iraqi Offensive in Violent Area
James Glanz and Edward Wong. New York Times, 24 November 2004.

Confusion Reigns as U.S. Raid Misses Target in Iraq
Luke Baker. Reuters, 23 November 2004. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Raid on Mosque Sparks Battles in Baghdad Raid on Mosque Sparks Battles in Baghdad
Hamza Hendawi. The Associated Press, 21 November 2004.

Iraqis, GIs Share Uneasy Relationship
Hamza Hendawi. The Associated Press, 20 November 2004.

As U.S. Forces Raided a Mosque
Dahr Jamail. Inter Press Service, 19 November 2004. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Playing the Course: A Strategy for Reshaping US Policy in Iraq and the Middle East
Anthony Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 19 November 2004. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

US Expected to Boost Troop Levels in Iraq
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 19 November 2004.

On Capitol Hill, Military Warns of Being Under Strain
Esther Schrader. Los Angeles Times, 18 November 2004.

So Far November Ranks 2nd in US Deaths in Iraq
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 17 November 2004.

Troops Move To Quell Insurgency In Mosul
Anthony Shadid. Washington Post, 17 November 2004.

Marine, Insurgent Tactics Evolve
Scott Peterson. Christian Science Monitor, 17 November 2004.

Military Chiefs: Post-War Plan Lacking
Pamela Hess. United Press International, 17 November 2004. Posted on Military.com.

Deception and Mass Firepower Were Key to Success
Michael Evans. London Times, 15 November 2004.

61 US Soldiers Killed This Week
Michael Ewens. Antiwar.com, 15 November 2004.

DoD Website Shows 56 U.S. Troops Killed Between Nov. 7 & Nov. 12
Information Clearing House, 14 November 2004.

Victories Rooted in Barren Ground
Paul McGeough. Sydney Morning Herald, 13 November 2004. Posted on the Fairuse website.

Overview of Fallujah and Coalition Force Movements
DigitalGlobe, 09 November 2004. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

Mosul: Under Shoot to Kill Curfew
Maher al-Thanoon. Reuters, 12 November 2004.

Insurgents Rampage Through Mosul
ABC News Australia, 12 November 2004.

A New Front Opens as GI's Push Onward
Edward Wong and Maria Newman. New York Times, 12 November 2004. Posted on the International Herald Tribune website.

Multinational Forces Air-Raid Mosul, Impose Curfew in Najaf, Kofah and Hellah
Kuwait News Agency, 11 November 2004. Posted on the ReliefWeb website.

Fierce Fighting Explodes in Mosul
USA Today, 11 November 2004.

11 Hard Lesson in Battle: 150 Marines Meet 1 Sniper
Dexter Filkins. New York Times, 11 November 2004.

Artillerymen Clear Path for the Infantry
Jackie Spinner. Washington Post, 11 November 2004.

Rebels 'Stage Show of Strength'
BBC News, 09 November 2004.

Marines Prep for a Shifting Enemy
Scott Peterson. Christian Science Monitor, 03 November 2004.

Arms Agency Asked for a Return to Iraq
Farah Stockman and Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 01 November 2004. Posted on the International Herald Tribune.

GIs Lack Armor, Radios, Bullets
CBS News, 31 October 2004.

Pentagon Extends Tours of Duty for About 6,500 U.S. Soldiers
Thom Shanker. New York Times, 30 October 2004.

Americans Prepare for the 'Final Assault' on Rebel Stronghold
Kim Sengupta. The Independent, 28 October 2004.

Al Qaqaa and the Military Realities in Iraq
Anthony H. Cordesman. CSIS, 28 October 2004. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Lessons of Recent Conflicts in the Middle East
Anthony H. Cordesman. CSIS, 21 October 2004. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Military Flashes More Steel in Iraq: Will it Work?
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 20 October 2004.

Army Still Stretched By Iraq
United Press International, 20 October 2004. Posted on the Military.com website.

The Strategy to Secure Iraq Did Not Foresee a 2nd War
Michael R. Gordon. New York Times, 19 October 2004. Posted on the Middle East Info website.

Iraq, Grand Strategy, and the Lessons of Military History
Anthony H. Cordesman. CSIS, 19 October 2004. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Bush Delays Iraq Offensive until after U.S. Elections
Mark Mazzetti. Los Angeles Times, 11 October 2004. Posted on the Truthout website.

Onslaught on Samarra Escalate in "Dress Rehearsal" for Major U.S. Assault
Kim Sengupta. The Independent, UK, 03 October 2004.

U.S., Iraqi Forces Control Samarra
Karl Vick. Washington Post, 03 October 2004.

US, Iraq Weigh Major New Offensives
Howard LaFranchi. Christian Science Monitor, 01 October 2004.

The New US Strategy After the Battle of Najaf
Iraq News Net, 28 September 2004. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

U.S., Iraq Prepare Offensive to Pave Way for Election
Robin Wright and Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 26 September 2004.

Get-Tough Tactics in Iraq
Dexter Filkins. New York Times, 14 September 2004. Posted on the Occupation Watch website.

U.S. Forces Take Action in Areas Dominated by Iraqi Insurgents
Dexter Filkins. New York Times, 09 September 2004.

U.S. Conceding Rebels Control Regions of Iraq
Eric Schmitt and Steven R. Weisman. New York Times, 08 September 2004.

U.S. Assault Likely Before Jan. Elections
Jim Krane. The Associated Press, 05 September 2004. Posted on the Seattle-Post Intelligencer website.

While Press Attention Drifts: A New Casualty Record in Iraq
Editor & Publisher, 05 September 2004.

Strategic Communication
Defense Science Board, September 2004 (.pdf file).

Iraq Call-Ups Sap Manpower Back Home
Tim Vanderpool. Christian Science Monitor, 18 August 2004.

8-Day Battle for Najaf: From Attack to Stalemate
Alex Berenson and John F. Burns. New York Times, 18 August 2004.

U.S. Holds Back From Attacking Rebels in Najaf
Alex Berenson. New York Times, 12 August 2004. Posted on the Liberty Post website.

Today Iraq, Tomorrow Iran
Martin Sieff. Salon, 11 August 2004. Posted on the Fairuse website.

More than 120 Killed in Iraq Bloodshed One Month After Handover
Sam Dagher and Jay Deshmukh. Agence France-Presse, 28 July 2004. Posted on the ReliefWeb website.

US Casualty Rate High Since Handover
Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 19 July 2004.

US Struggles to Hold Together Iraq Coalition
Howard LaFranchi. Christian Science Monitor, 14 July 2004.

Death Toll Rising for Part-Time U.S. Forces
Wayne Woolley. The Star-Leger, 11 July 2004. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

Army Takes Its War Effort to Task
David Zucchino. Los Angeles Times, 03 July 2004.

1 in 6 Iraq Veterans Is Found to Suffer Stress-Related Disorder
New York Times, 01 July 2004.

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Comparing Combat Experiences - Afghanistan and Iraq
New York Times, 01 July 2004.

Combat Duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, Mental Health Problems, and Barriers to Care
Charles W. Hoge, et. al. New England Journal of Medicine, 01 July 2004. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Finishing the Job in Iraq
John McCain. Air Force Magazine, July 2004 (.pdf file).

Army Used Speed and Might, Plus Cash, Against Shiite Rebel
Thom Shanker and Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 26 June 2004.

U.S., Iraq Agree on Immunity Arrangement for American Troops
The Associated Press, 24 June 2004. Posted on the NewsMax website.

GTMO Interrogation Techniques
Department of Defense General Counsel, 22 June 2004. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

16,000 U.S. Troops Suffer Wounds, Injury, or Illness in Iraqi Freedom
Transcript from NOW with Bill Moyers, PBS, 18 June 2004.

Iraq War Forcing Army to Change, General Says
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 16 June 2004.

Iraq Conflict Disrupts US Plans for Military
Esther Schrader. Los Angeles Times, 15 June 2004. Posted on the Fair Use website.

Stretching the Troops in Iraq
Mark Thompson. Time Magazine, 14 June 2004.

On Point: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom
Center for Army Lessons Learned, 10 June 2004. Posted on the Global Security website.

Attacks Hint Tactics in Iraq Are Changing
James Glanz. New York Times, 09 June 2004. Posted on the International Herald Tribune website.

Q&A with Gen. Anthony Zinni, Former Director of USCENTCOM
Center for Defense Information, 08 June 2004.

UN Fine-Tunes Iraq Security Plans
BBC News, 07 June 2004.

More Probes of Troops in Iraq, Afghanistan Announced
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 05 June 2004.

Courting Disaster: Bush's Real Strategy in Iraq
Ivan Eland. The Independent Institute, 01 June 2004.

Occupational Hazards: Why Military Occupations Succeed or Fail
David M. Edelstein. International Security, Summer 2004 (.pdf file).

Report: US Needed 500,000 Troops to Pacify Iraq
Sanjay Suri. Inter Press Service, 26 May 2004. Posted on the Antiwar.com website.

Pentagon's Postwar Fiasco Coming Full-circle?
David L. Phillips. Christian Science Monitor, 24 May 2004. Posted on the Council on Foreign Relations website.

Mercenaries: The Other U.S. Military
Spencer E. Ante and Stan Crock. Newsweek, 21 May 2004. Posted on the Truthout website.

U.S. Faces Growing Fears of Failure
Robin Wright and Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 19 May 2004.

Who Commands the Private Soldiers?
David Leigh. The Guardian, 17 May 2004.

How They're Dying
The Associated Press, 15 May 2004. Posted on the Truthout website.

US Battles Insurgents in Najaf Cemetery
The Guardian, 14 May 2004.

Rumsfeld Approved 'Harsh Interrogation'
Julian Borger. The Age, 13 May 2004.

Soldier: Superiors Gave Abuse Orders
The Associated Press, 12 May 2004. Posted on the Truthout website.

Who Ordered 'Shock and Awe'?
William Pfaff. International Herald Tribune, 12 May 2004.

CIA Lacked Trained Interrogators
The Associated Press, 12 May 2004. Posted on the MSNBC website.

Army Training Memo Reveals Neglect for Human-Rights Law
Paul Sperry. WorldNetDaily, 12 May 2004.

US Military Divided on Iraq Occupation
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 10 May 2004. Posted on the Boston Globe website.

Pentagon Drops Plan to Reduce Troops in Iraq
Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 05 May 2004.

Anger Fuels Calls for Revenge
Agence France-Presse, 05 May 2004. Posted on the News24 website.

Detainee Operations Briefing
Major General Geoffrey Miller. Department of Defense, 04 May 2004.

Forces Try to Keep Focus as Tactics Shift
Anne Barnard. Boston Globe, 03 May 2004.

U.S. Deaths in Iraq Up Sharply in April
Josh White. Washington Post, 30 April 2004.

Suicide Raids on Oil Platforms Mark New Threat
Rory McCarthy. The Guardian 26 April 2004.

Too Few Troops
Robert Kagan and William Kristol. The Weekly Standard, 26 April 2004.

Pentagon Drafts Iraq Troop Plan to Meet Violence
Thom Shanker and David E. Sanger. New York Times, 21 April 2004. Posted on the NucNews website.

Calm Before the Storm in Baghdad
Jason Burke. The Observer, 18 April 2004.

Talks to Avert Najaf and Falluja Bloodbath
Julian Borger and Justin McCurry. The Guardian, 16 April 2004.

New Demands Test Troop Stamina
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 16 April 2004.

Foreign Troops in Iraq
BBC News, 15 April 2004.

Plenty of Jostling Behind the Scenes as Pentagon Insists Showdown Must Go On
Jonathan Steele. The Guardian, 14 April 2004.

Britain and US 'Divided on Iraq Policy'
Alec Russell. The Telegraph, 14 April 2004.

Iraq Violence Tests Coalition Unity
Brad Knickerbocker. Christian Science Monitor, 12 April 2004.

Some in Military Fear a Return to Iraqi Battles Already Fought
Thom Shanker. New York Times, 12 April 2004. Posted on the NucNews website.

Troops in Iraq on Suicide Watch
Lynda Hurst. Toronto Star, 11 April 2004. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

The Face of Bloody Iraq Defiance
Paul McGeough. Sydney Morning Herald, 06 April 2004.

Private U.S. Guards Take Big Risks for Right Price
James Dao. New York Times, 02 April 2004. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Medical Evacuations in Iraq War Hit 18,000
Mark Benjamin. United Press International, 31 March 2004.

US Fights Shifting Iraqi Foes
Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 30 March 2004.

Pentagon Counts the Psychological Cost of Iraq War as Survey Reveals Suicide Levels
Suzanne Goldenberg. The Guardian, 29 March 2004.

Violence Escalates in Key Iraqi Towns
Washington Post, 28 March 2004. Posted on the Contra Costa Times website.

US Details War Plan's Success and Failings
Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 26 March 2004.

Soldier Suicides in Iraq Downplayed
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 25 March 2004. Posted on the Boston Globe website.

Inside the Command Center
Elaine Grossman. Inside the Pentagon, 18 March 2004. Posted on the Defense and the National Interest website.

G.I. Toll Rises in Iraq with New Bomb Tactics
Thom Shanker and Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 15 March 2004.

Our [Australian] Pilots Refused to Bomb 40 Times
Frank Walker. Sydney Morning Herald, 14 March 2004. Posted on the Occupation Watch website.

Iraq Death Spurs Push for Humvee Armor
Ross Kerber. Boston Globe, 08 March 2004.

WEAPONS:  The Pentagon's Secret Scream
William M. Arkin. Los Angeles Times, 07 March 2004. Posted on the American Friends Patriot Network website.

Iraqi Forces Lack Chain of Command
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 05 March 2004.

'Bullet Magnets' Prepare for Iraqi Frontline
Suzanne Goldenberg. The Guardian, 01 March 2004.

Memorandum from Assistant Attorney General Jay S. Bybee to Pentagon General Counsel William J. Haynes II
Department of Justice, 26 February 2004. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Iraqis Say Deal on U.S. Troops Must Be Put Off
Dexter Filkins. New York Times, 23 February 2004.

New U.S. Weapon:  Jobs for Iraqi Men
Ariana Eunjung Cha. Washington Post, 22 February 2004.

CIA struggles in Iraq, Afghanistan
Greg Miller and Bob Drogin. Los Angeles Times, 21 February 2004. Posted on The Age website.

Myers:  Forces' Return From Iraq Unknown
Robert Burns. Washington Post, 19 February 2004.

Suicides in Iraq, Questions at Home
Theola Labbe. Washington Post, 19 February 2004.

Disappearing the Dead:  Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Idea of a "New Warfare"
Carl Conetta. PDA Research Monograph #9, 18 February 2004.

Handover Too Much for Battered Forces:  US
Sydney Morning Herald, 17 February 2004.

Professional Raid in Iraq Points to New Armed Phase
Jack Fairweather. The Telegraph, 16 February 2004.

Pentagon Eager to Wash Hands of Iraq
Joseph L. Galloway. Knight Ridder, 10 February 2004.

U.S. Troops Begin Shift to Baghdad's Outskirts
C. Bryson Hull. Reuters, 09 February 2004. Posted on the Washington Post website.

Major Iraq Troop Rotation Gets Under Way
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 03 February 2004.

US Deaths Rise in Wake of Saddam Capture
Charles Clover. Financial Times, 29 January 2004.

A Daunting, Massive Rotation of Troops
Craig Gordon. Newsday, 29 January 2004. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

Building Army Capabilities
U.S. Army. Draft powerpoint briefing, unclassified, 28 January 2004. Includes chart of ground force rotation plan for OIF and OEF; increases in combat brigades and Army endstrength (with associated yearly incremental costs) to meet demands of GWOT; and changes in inventory of unit types ("Most significant restructuring in the last 50 years").

Stress Epidemic Strikes American Forces in Iraq
Peter Beaumont. The Observer, 25 January 2004.

After 10 Months in Iraq, U.S. Marks 500th Military Death
R. Jeffrey Smith. Washington Post, 18 January 2004.

Official:  U.S. to Reduce Troops in Iraq
Vijay Joshi. The Associated Press, 17 January 2004. Posted on the Washington Post website.

Clashes Rise in Southern Iraq
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 14 January 2004.

In a Logistical Ballet, U.S. Is Bringing In Fresh Forces to Iraq
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 11 January 2004. Posted on the NucNews website.

U.S. Prepares for Risky Iraq Troop Rotation
Will Dunham. Reuters, 01 January 2004. Posted on the Rense website.

Guardsmen, Reservists Bear Growing Share of America's Death Toll in Iraq
Robert Burns. The Associated Press, 31 December 2003. Posted on the San Francisco Chronicle website.

Troop Rotations in Iraq Spur Security Safeguards
Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 31 December 2003.

Flaws Showing in New Iraqi Forces
Ariana Eunjung Cha. Washington Post, 30 December 2003.

In Iraq, Pace of U.S. Casualties Has Accelerated
Vernon Loeb. Washington Post, 28 December 2003.

Attacks Force Retreat From Wide-Ranging Plans for Iraq
Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Washington Post, 28 December 2003. Posted on the Occupation Watch website.

Troop Cuts in Iraq May Wait, Bush Says
Bryan Bender. Boston Globe, 23 December 2003.

Iraq's New Army Battles Its Own Problems
Mariam Fam. Washington Post, 23 December 2003.

Four-Star Marine General:  Iraq Strategy "Screwed-Up"
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 23 December 2003. Posted on the Truthout website.

U.S. Negotiating Over Role of G.I.’s in a Sovereign Iraq
Thom Shanker and Steven R. Weisman. New York Times, 19 December 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002
U.S. State Department Report to Congress 15 December 2003. Published by the National Security Archive on 17 August 2005. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website.

Tough New Tactics by U.S. Tighten Grip on Iraq Towns
Dexter Filkins. New York Times, 07 December 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Military Starts Body Count of Enemy Killed
Patrick McDonnell. Los Angeles Times, 03 December 2003. Posted on The Age website.

U.S. to Form Iraqi Paramilitary Force
Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Washington Post, 03 December 2003.

U.S. Sees Lesson for Insurgents in an Iraq Battle
Dexter Filkins and Ian Fisher. New York Times, 02 December 2003.

Battle Reveals New Iraqi Tactics
Anthony Shadid. Washington Post, 02 December 2003.

Army Says Troop Rotation Into Iraq Poses Increased Danger
Thom Shanker. New York Times, 26 November 2003.

Attacks Against Iraqis 'Increase'
BBC News, 25 November 2003.

Mosul Sees Rise in Deadly Attacks on U.S.
Mariam Fam. The Associated Press, 22 November 2003. Posted on the Excite website.

Afghanistan's Lessons for Iraq
Scott Peterson. Christian Science Monitor, 20 November 2003.

General Warns Iraqis Attacks Must Stop
Bassem Mroue. The Associated Press, 10 November 2003. Posted on the Yahoo News website.

US Shifts to War Footing in Iraq's 'Sunni Triangle'
Howard LaFranchi and Dan Murphy. Christian Science Monitor, 10 November 2003.

Pentagon to Reconfigure its Iraq Forces
Robert Schlesinger. Boston Globe, 07 November 2003.

U.S. Shifts On Creation Of Security Unit in Iraq
Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Washington Post, 05 November 2003.

Rebel War Spirals Out of Control as US Intelligence Loses the Plot
Peter Beaumont. The Observer, 02 November 2003.

Truth from These Podia:  Summary of a Study of Strategic Influence, Perception Management, Strategic Information Warfare and Strategic Psychological Operations in Gulf II
Sam Gardiner, 08 October 2003. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

'Something' Felled an M1A1 Abrams Tank in Iraq - But What?
John Roos. Army Times, 27 October 2003.

U.S. Forces Press Attack Against Iraqi Resistance
Vernon Loeb. Washington Post, 26 October 2003.

Intelligence Problems In Iraq Are Detailed
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 25 October 2003.

Iraq Resistance Remains Threat to U.S. Forces
Michael R. Gordon. New York Times, 19 October 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

Violence in Iraq Spreads to North
Karl Vick. Washington Post, 12 October 2003.

Blast at UN Offices Kills Two as Diplomacy on Post-War Iraq Steps Up
Agence France-Presse, 22 September 2003. Posted on the ReliefWeb website.

America's Hidden Battlefield Toll
Jason Burke and Paul Harris. The Observer, 14 September 2003.

Number of Wounded in Action on Rise
Vernon Loeb. Washington Post, 02 September 2003.

Postwar Iraq Toll Exceeds Combat Deaths
Andrew England. The Associated Press, 26 August 2003.

Iraq Blast Fits Pattern of Sabotage
Peter Grier and Faye Bowers. Christian Science Monitor, 20 August 2003.

Nonmilitary Targets Face New Threat
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 20 August 2003.

Bush Revises Views On 'Combat' in Iraq
Dana Milbank and Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 19 August 2003. Posted on the Why War website.

Iraq and the Future of Warfare:  Implications for Army and Defense Policy
Stephen Biddle, et al. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 18 August 2003 (.pdf file).

U.S. Moved to Undermine Iraqi Military Before War
Douglas Jehl and Dexter Filkins. New York Times, 10 August 2003. Posted on the Middle East Info website.

To Mollify Iraqis, U.S. Plans to Ease Scope of Its Raids
Michael R. Gordon. New York Times, 07 August 2003. Posted on the Iraq Foundation website.

Bomb Attack Kills 11 at Jordanian Embassy in Iraq
Luke Baker. Reuters, 07 August 2003. Posted on the PHXNews website.

Iraqi Town's Anger Explodes Into Chaotic Revolt
Anthony Shadid. Washington Post, 06 August 2003.

In Iraqi City, a New Battle Plan
Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Washington Post, 29 July 2003.

Special Operations Chief Describes Vast Scope
Thom Shanker. New York Times, 28 July 2003.

U.S. Adopts Aggressive Tactics on Iraqi Fighters
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 28 July 2003.

Army Braces for Retaliatory Attacks
Marian Wilkinson. Sydney Morning Herald, 24 July 2003.

Wolfowitz Concedes Iraq Errors
Peter Slevin and Dana Priest. Washington Post, 24 July 2003.

Army Unit Rotation Plan in Support of Global War on Terrorism (OIF2)
Department of the Army, 23 July 2003. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

U.S. Moved Early for Air Supremacy
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 20 July 2003.

Rumsfeld Says Iraq May Need a Larger Force
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 14 July 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

U.S. Soldiers Withdraw From Iraq Station
Sameer N. Yacoub. The Associated Press, 11 July 2003.

Rumsfeld Doubles Estimate for Cost of Troops in Iraq
Thom Shanker. New York Times, 10 July 2003. Posted on teh Common Dreams website.

Attack on Bridge Part of Perilous Routine for Troops
Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Washington Post, 09 July 2003.

U.S. Toll in Iraq Nears '91 War Deaths
The Associated Press, 08 July 2003. Posted on the China Daily website.

Urban Combat Frustrates Army
Rajiv Chandrasekaran and Molly Moore. Washington Post, 8 July 2003.

Timeline:  US Losses in Iraq
BBC News, 07 July 2003.

'We've Been Shot at Almost Every Day Since March'
Martin Bentham. The Telegraph, 06 July 2003.

Next Challenge in Iraq:  Sabotage
Scott Peterson. Christian Science Monitor, 03 July 2003.

Violence Escalates in Iraq
The Associated Press, 01 July 2003. Posted on The Independent website.

After Action Report Operation Iraqi Freedom
Third Infantry Division (Mechanized) US Army, July 2003. Posted on the Globalsecurity website.

Minor Skirmishes Take US Troop Fatalities Toll Higher
The Scotsman, 25 June 2003.

Violence Spreads South as Forces of the Rump Regime Get Ever Bolder
Ewen MacAskill and Michael Howard. The Guardian, 25 June 2003.

Veil of Secrecy Around Village Hit in U.S. Raid
Patrick E. Tyler. New York Times, 25 June 2003. Posted on the Iraq Foundation website.

Pipeline Blast 'Was Sabotage'
Michael Howard and Brian Whitaker. The Guardian, 23 June 2003.

Iraq Fuel Pipeline 'Blown Up'
BBC News, 22 June 2003.

Word That U.S. Doubted Iraq Would Use Gas
James Risen. New York Times, 18 June 2003. Posted on the Truthout website.

Facing Well-Planned Attacks, U.S. Alters Tactics to Military Sweeps
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 18 June 2003.

US Antiguerrilla Campaign Draws Iraqi Ire
Ilene R. Prusher. Christian Science Monitor, 16 June 2003.

Account of Iraq Strike Revised
William Booth. Washington Post, 15 June 2003.

4,000 G.I.'s Circle a Hussein Bastion to Foil Attacks
David Rohde and Michael R. Gordon. New York Times, 12 June 2003.

G.I.'s in Iraqi City Are Stalked by Faceless Enemies at Night
Michael R. Gordon. New York Times, 11 June 2003. Posted on the Truthout website.

U.S. Forces Detain 400 Iraqis in a Large-Scale Roundup
David Rohde and Michael Gordon. New York Times, 11 June 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

U.S. Soldiers Face Growing Resistance
William Booth and Daniel Williams. New York Times, 10 June 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Captives Deny Qaeda Worked With Baghdad
James Risen. New York Times, 09 June 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

High Ground Over Iraq
William B. Scott and Craig Covault. Aviation Week and Space Technology, 08 June 2003.

Iraq Stabilization Impinges on Army Rotation, Rebuilding
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 06 June 2003.

U.S. Soldiers Ring Saddam Strongholds
Rory McCarthy. The Guardian, 05 June 2003.

Dumb Bombs Used to Topple Saddam
Mark Forbes. The Age, 03 June 2003.

Despite War's End, Military Deaths a Growing Concern
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 02 June 2003.

A Tale of Two Baghdads
Thomas E. Ricks and Anthony Shadid. Washington Post, 02 June 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Troops Attacked in Baghdad in Fresh Signs of Resistance
Patrick E. Tyler. New York Times, 02 June 2003. Posted on the Command-Post website.

Revealed: The Cluster Bombs that Litter Iraq
Kamal Ahmed. The Observer, 01 June 2003.

Fighting Continues in Saddam's Heartland
Rory McCarthy. The Guardian, 31 May 2003.

G.I.'s in a Desert Town Face Rising Iraqi Hostility
Patrick E. Tyler. New York Times, 30 May 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

Allies to Retain Larger Iraq Force as Strife Persists
Michael R. Gordon. New York Times, 29 May 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

Iraqi Attacks on US: Isolated Acts?
Ilene R. Prusher. Christian Science Monitor, 29 May 2003.

War Ends, but Iraq Battle Over Small Arms Just Begins
Rachel Stohl. Christian Science Monitor, 28 May 2003.

Rumsfeld Says U.S. to Keep Baghdad Grip
Richard Pyle. The Associated Press, 28 May 2003.

Iraq, U.S. Troops Are Still Dying -- One Almost Every Day
Alan Cooperman. Washington Post, 26 May 2003.

U.S. Alters Tactics in Baghdad Occupation
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 25 May 2003.

US Police to Be Boosted by 6,000
Rory McCarthy. The Guardian, 16 May 2003.

To Restore Peace, US Hires Iraqi Looters
Warren Richey. Christian Science Monitor, 09 May 2003.

The Three Levels of War:  Don't Take John Boyd's Name in Vain
William S. Lind. CounterPunch, 03 May 2003.

What Ever Happened to the Republican Guard?
Terry McCarthy. TIME Magazine, 04 May 2003.

The Pentagon's Force-Transformation Director Comments On What Worked And What Didn't In Iraq
David A. Fulghum. Aviation Week, 02 May 2003.

The Television War
Jacqueline E. Sharkey. American Journalism Review, May 2003.

Iraq Combat Lessons Learned
Strategy Page, May 2003.

Operation Iraqi Freedom Lessons Learned
Urban Operations Journal, May 2003. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

In Peacekeeping Mode, US Troops Tested
Scott Peterson. Christian Science Monitor, 30 April 2003.

Operation Iraqi Freedom - By The Numbers
Lt. Gen. T. Michael Moseley. United States Air Force, 30 April 2003. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website (.pdf file).

US Troops Fighting Shadows Near Iraq-Iran Border
Stephen Coates. Agence France-Presse, 29 April 2003.

American Forces Reach Cease-Fire With Terror Group
Douglas Jehl and Michael R. Gordon. New York Times, 29 April 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

Fighting Is Over but the Deaths Go On
Michael Howard. The Guardian, 28 April 2003.

Iraqis Emulate Palestinians by Stoning Troops
Phil Reeves. The Independent, 27 April 2003. Posted on the Colorado Campaign for Middle East Peace website.

Secret War that Undermined Saddam
Alex Massie. The Scotsman, 26 April 2003.

Saddam's Fear of Betrayal Ruined Army, Says Spy Chief
Oliver Burkeman. The Guardian, 25 April 2003.

U.S. Planners Surprised by Strength of Iraqi Shiites
Glenn Kessler and Dana Priest. Washington Post, 23 April 2003.

Pentagon Reports Raising $1.7 Billion to Assist Relief Effort
Thom Shanker. New York Times, 22 April 2003.

Military Transformation: Lessons from Iraq
Marcus Corbin. Global Beat Syndicate, 21 April 2003.

Iraq War Exposes Weak Spots in Pentagon's Defense Plans
USA Today, 21 April 2003.

So Who Really Did Save Private Jessica?
Richard Lloyd Parry. The Times London, 16 April 2003.

3 Key Battles Turned Tide of Invasion
William Branigin. Washington Post, 20 April 2003.

Iraqi Military Commanders Told to Abandon Posts
Carol Rosenberg. Knight Ridder, 19 April 2003. Posted on the Free Republic website.

Options on Handling of Iraqi POWs Considered
John Mintz. Washington Post, 19 April 2003.

"The Regime is Gone"--Early Lessons from Iraq
Col. Dan Smith (Ret.). Foreign Policy In Focus, 17 April 2003.

U.S. Controls Just a Square Mile of Baghdad
Ferry Biedermann. Inter Press Service News Agency, 17 April 2003.

U.S. Bombed Bases of Iranian Rebels in Iraq
Douglas Jehl. New York Times, 17 April 2003. Posted on the International Herald Tribune website.

Friendly Fire: Still a Deadly Foe
Alex Salkever. BusinessWeek, 16 April 2003.

A War Fought on a Multitude of Levels
Richard M. Bennett and Maj. Frank Hayes. AFI Research Intell.Briefing, 16 April 2003. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Rumsfeld: Plan Put Iraq Off Balance
Vernon Loeb. Washington Post, 16 April 2003.

Iraqis Say Lynch Raid Faced No Resistance
Keith B. Richburg. Washington Post, 15 April 2003. Posted on the Information Clearing House website.

Military Goals In Iraq Shift
Vernon Loeb and Jonathan Weisman. Washington Post, 15 April 2003.

Pentagon Asserts the Main Fighting Is Finished in Iraq
Eric Schmitt and Bernard Weinraub. New York Times, 14 April 2003. Posted on the Iraq Foundation website.

Air Power Was Devastating and Iraqi Forces Lamentable
Julian Thompson. The Observer, 13 April 2003.

The War in Numbers
The Observer, 13 April 2003.

'Shock and Awe' Can't Do a Soldier's Job
Dave Bercuson. Toronto Star, 13 April 2003.

US Troops' Anguish: Killing Outmatched Foes
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 11 April 2003.

Eyewitness: 'The Marines Shot Anything They Considered a Threat'
Paul Eedle. Financial Times, 10 April 2003.

War in Iraq Provides Model of New Way of Doing Battle
John H. Cushman Jr. and Thom Shanker. New York Times, 10 April 2003. Posted on the Dear Habermas website.

Plans Show How Iraq Prepared to Meet Foe
Craig S. Smith. New York Times, 10 April 2003. Posted on the International Herald Tribune website.

In Documents, Glimpses of Failed Plan for Defense
Craig S. Smith. New York Times, 10 April 2003.

Hussein's Baghdad Falls
Anthony Shadid. Washington Post, 10 April 2003.

U.S. General's Gamble Wins Him Baghdad
Chris Wattie. National Post, 10 April 2003. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

Army Seizes Final Government Strongholds
William Branigin. Washington Post, 10 April 2003.

Far From Capital, a Fight U.S. Forces Did Not Win
Steve Vogel. Washington Post, 10 April 2003.

U.S. Military Spurns Postwar Police Role
Peter Slevin and Bradley Graham. Washington Post, 10 April 2003.

What Counted: People, Plan, Inept Enemy
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 10 April 2003. Posted on the Middle East Information Center website.

Ugly Americanism: The Wolfowitz Doctrine
Robert Kuttner. American Prospect, 10 April 2003.

Woolsey's Role Crucial to Impact of Occupation
Jim Lobe. Foreign Policy In Focus, 08 April 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Troops Find a Different Foe Than Expected
Mary Beth Sheridan. Washington Post, 07 April 2003.

How the US Plans to Take Control of Baghdad
Seth Stern. Christian Science Monitor, 07 April 2003.

Plan is to Occupy Baghdad One Sector at a Time, Says Pentagon
Los Angeles Times, 07 April 2003. Posted on the Sydney Morning Herald website.

Military Analysis:  Basra Offers a Lesson
Michael R. Gordon. New York Times, 07 April 2003. Posted on the CNN website.

Ground War: Doing More With Less
Michael Vickers. Washington Post, 06 April 2003.

Intense, Coordinated Air War Backs Baghdad Campaign
Vernon Loeb. Washington Post, 06 April 2003.

No Answer for U.S. Firepower
John Diamond and Dave Moniz. USA Today, 06 April 2003.

Covert Units Conduct an Invisible Campaign
Thom Shanker and Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 05 April 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

US to Use Israeli-Style Urban Warfare in Baghdad: Experts
Patrick Anidjar. Agence France-Presse, 05 April 2003. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

Down the Line, Snafus by the Truckload
Frederik Balfour. BusinessWeek, 04 April 2003.

White House Is Revising Its War Message
Mike Allen and Karen DeYoung. Washington Post, 03 April 2003.

Buying the Tribes from Saddam
Martin Walker. United Press International, 03 April 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

At The Gates of Baghdad
Paul Reynolds. BBC News, 03 April 2003.

No Sniping, Mortars, or Tracer. And No Sign of the Dreaded Republican Guard
James Meek. The Guardian, 03 April 2003.

Analysis:  Brits Worry About Iraqi Surprise
Peter Almond. United Press International, 02 April 2003.

Beyond Baghdad
Brian Whitaker. The Guardian, 02 April 2003.

Despite Najaf Gains, U.S. Has No Plans To Secure South
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 02 April 2003.

Pentagon Vetoes New Task Force to Take Control of Baghdad
Rupert Cornwell. The Independent, 02 April 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

U.S. Air Attacks Turn More Aggressive
Bradley Graham. Washington Post, April 02 2003.

Two-Thirds of Tomahawk Missiles Have Been Used in War
Dale Eisman. Virginian-Pilot, 02 April 2003. Posted on the Hampton Roads website.

Rumsfeld And Myers Defend War Plan
Jonathan Weisman. Washington Post, 02 April 2003.

US Troops Accused of Excess Force
Steven Morris. The Guardian, 01 April 2003.

Next Up: 'Non-Lethal' Chemicals that Kill
David Isenberg. Asia Times, 01 April 2003.

US Draws Up Secret Plan to Impose New Regime on Iraq
Brian Whitaker and Luke Harding. The Guardian, 01 April 2003.

US Says 8700 Bombs, Missiles Launched at Iraq
Reuters, 01 April 2003. Posted on the New Zealand Herald website.

Rumsfeld's Design for War Criticized on the Battlefield
Bernard Weinraub and Thom Shanker. New York Times, 01 April 2003. Posted on the Truthout website.

Bombing for Fun
Carlton Meyer. G2mil, April 2003.

Iraq:  Responsibilities of the Occupying Powers
Amnesty International, April 2003 (.pdf file).

All Quiet on the Front that Really Isn't
Russell Skelton. The Age, 31 March 2003.

New Strategy Slower And More Methodical
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 31 March 2003.

On Two 'Fronts,' the War Grinds On
Brad Knickerbocker. Christian Science Monitor, 31 March 2003.

Intense Debate Over Timing of Baghdad Siege
Philip Smucker. Christian Science Monitor, 31 March 2003.

Soldiers Destroyed Food Supplies, Iraq Claims
Agence France-Presse, 30 March 2003. Posted on The Age website.

Shock and Awe: The Idea Behind the Buzzwords
Washington Post, 30 March 2003.

Rumsfeld Faulted For Troop Dilution
Vernon Loeb. Washington Post, 30 March 2003.

Persuasion: Why Success Requires More Than Victory
Michael Dobbs. Washington Post, 30 March 2003.

Pentagon Says Some Missiles Strayed
Jonathan Weisman. Washington Post, 30 March 2003.

6,000 Precision-Guided Bombs Dropped on Iraq Since War Began
The Associated Press, 29 March 2003. Posted on the Fox News website.

Military P.R. Force Wages a Battle to Stay on Message
Alan Sipress. Washington Post, 29 March 2003.

U.S. Teams Seek to Kill Iraqi Elite
Dana Priest. Washington Post, 29 March 2003.

Scorned General's Tactics Proved Right
Matthew Engel. The Guardian, 29 March 2003.

America's Moslem Miscalculation
Fawaz A. Gerges. Iraqi Crisis Report #9. Institute for War & Peace Reporting, 28 March 2003.

Eyewitness: Basra 'Besieged'
BBC News, 28 March 2003.

War Could Last Months, Officers Say
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 27 March 2003.

The Six Keys to Winning in Iraq
Thomas Friedman. The Age, 27 March 2003.

Shock and Awe Are Not Enough
Ralph Peters. The Age, 27 March 2003.

Tactics Show Iraqis Learned Lessons of War
Vernon Loeb. Washington Post, 27 March 2003.

One War, Two Battles
Josh Burek. Christian Science Monitor, 27 March 2003.

Accidental Deaths Exceed Those in Combat Rate Expected to Switch After Initial Week
Martin Kasindorf. USA Today, 27 March 2003. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

US Calls Up 30,000 New Troops
Roland Watson and Michael Evans. The Times London, 27 March 2003.

Coalition Troops Face 'Low' Chemical Risk
Alex Kirby. BBC News, 26 March 2003.

U.S. Forces Prepare Martial Law for Iraq
Denis D. Gray. The Associated Press, 26 March 2003. Posted on the Washington Post website.

Bombed into the Arms of Saddam
John Daniszewski. Los Angeles Times, 26 March 2003. Posted on The Age website.

U.S. Military Unprepared for Militias
Bernard Weinraub. New York Times, 26 March 2003. Posted on the International Herald Tribune website.

Marines Losing the Battle for Hearts and Minds
Jason Meek. The Guardian, 25 March 2003. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

U.S. Drops 2,000 'Smart' Bombs on Iraq
The Associated Press, 25 March 2003. Posted on the NucNews website.

Questions Raised About Invasion Force
Vernon Loeb and Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 25 March 2003.

Spending Request Envisions Long War
Dana Milbank. Washington Post, 25 March 2003.

Guerrilla Tactics vs. US War Plan
Brad Knickerbocker and Peter Ford. Christian Science Monitor, 25 March 2003.

U.S./Iraq: Military Strategy Showcases Rumsfeld's Vision Of Future Warfare
Jeffrey Donovan. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 25 March 2003.

How a Walkover Turned into a Three-Day Battle
Daniel McGrory and Tim Butcher. The Times London, 24 March 2003. Posted on the Democratic Underground website.

Franks' War Strategy in Iraq Deemed Full of Risks
Will Dunham. Reuters, 24 March 2003.

Allies' Pre-War Assumptions Fall Short as Iraqi Resistance Stiffens
Barbara Slavin and Vivienne Walt. USA Today, 24 March 2003.

Resistance Raises Fears for the Endgame
Julian Borger. The Guardian, 24 March 2003.

Bush's Strategy Abandons U.S. Tradition
Keith Epstein. Tampa Tribune, 24 March 2003.

U.S. Losses Expose Risks, Raise Doubts About Strategy
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 24 March 2003.

In War, Plans Yield To Improvisation
Peter Baker. Washington Post, 24 March 2003. Posted on the South Coast Today website.

Battle for 'Red Zone' Around Baghdad Gets Under Way
Michael Gordon. New York Times, 24 March 2003.

Allies Face Tough Fight
Mark Baker. The Age, 24 March 2003.

US Patriot Hits British Plane
The Age, 24 March 2003.

Franks Turns in a Command Performance
Tom Allard. The Age, 24 March 2003.

Analysis:  What Happened to the Civil Uprising Against Saddam?
Zvi Bar'el. Ha'aretz, 24 March 2003.

First Stop, Iraq
Michael Elliott and James Carney. TIME Magazine, 23 March 2003.

Two Wars Merge in Kurdish North
Jason Burke. The Observer, 23 March 2003.

Move on Basra Met by Strong Iraqi Resistance
Keith B. Richburg. Washington Post, 23 March 2003.

Military Mind Games
Mark Lawson. The Guardian, 22 March 2003.

2,000-Pound JDAM Bomb a Devastating Killer
David Wood. Times-Picayune, 22 March 2003. Posted on the Nola website.

Calibrated War Makes Comeback
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 21 March 2003.

U.S. Reaps New Data On Weapons
Barton Gellman. Washington Post, 20 March 2003.

Origins of Regime Change in Iraq
Jospeh Cirincione. Proliferation Brief. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 19 March 2003.

Military Learns Lessons from the War in Iraq
Matthew Dolan. The Virginian-Pilot, 19 March 2003. Posted on the Hampton Roads website.

Bush Message Machine Is Set To Roll With Its Own War Plan
Karen DeYoung. Washington Post, 19 March 2003.

Saddam's Last Circle: The Core Forces Likely to Protect Saddam in the 'Battle of Baghdad'
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 18 March 2003. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Sectarian Tensions Rise in Iraq as US Attack Looms
Nicholas Pelham. Christian Science Monitor, 18 March 2003.

A Militarily Limited Coalition
Col. Dan Smith (Ret.). Foreign Policy in Focus, 14 March 2003.

The Armies: Saddam's Weakened Army Expected to Defend Baghdad
Agence France-Presse, 13 March 2003. Posted on the Globalsecurity.org website.

How US is Preparing for Retalitory Strikes
Faye Bowers. Christian Science Monitor, 13 March 2003.

Short, Sharp, Shock Will Avoid Street Fighting, Say Pentagon Planners:  Strategy Experts Warn Battle Plan is Too Optimistic
Julian Borger. The Guardian, 11 March 2003. Posted on the globalsecurity.org website.

For Army, Fears of Postwar Strife
Vernon Loeb and Thoma E. Ricks. Washington Post, 11 March 2003.

The Allies Don't Need to Take Baghdad to Defeat Saddam
John Keegan. The Telegraph, 10 March 2003.

U.S. Forced to Consider 'Battle-Lite' Options
Michael Smith. The Telegraph, 10 March 2003.

Marines Cut Through Border Fence
The Guardian, 07 March 2003.

Battle Plan for Baghdad
Michael Gordon. International Herald Tribune, 07 March 2003.

In America's Sights: Targeting Decisions in a War with Iraq
The Guardian, 06 March 2003. Posted on the Crimes of War Project website.

Allied Warplanes Start the 'Unofficial War'
Nicholas Watt. The Age, 04 March 2003.

The Pentagon's Private Army
Nelson D. Schwartz. Fortune, 03 March 2003.

Air and Ground Double Whammy to be Unleashed
Thomas Ricks. Sydney Morning Herald, 03 March 2003.

U.S. Forced to Rethink Iraq War Strategy
Louis Meixler. The Associated Press, 03 March 2003.

U.S. Prepares to Use Toxic Gases in Iraq
Geoffrey Lean and Severin Carrell. The Independent, 01 March 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Invasion Now or Later:  Money's on Mid-March
Michael O'Hanlon. Sydney Morning Herald, 01 March 2003.

Confronting Iraq
Foreign Affairs, March 2003.

Iraq:  The Day After
Independent Task Force on Post-Conflict Iraq. Council on Foreign Relations, March 2003.

The Bush Doctrine and War with Iraq
Jeffrey Record. Parameters, Spring 2003.

Images of the New 'Massive Ordnance Air Burst' (MOAB) Weapon
StrategyPage, 27 February 2003.

Pentagon Contradicts General on Iraq Occupation Force's Size
Eric Schmitt. New York Times, 27 February 2003. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Air-War Strategist Calls Current Plan Risky
Rowan Scarborough. Washington Times, 27 February 2003. Posted on the Nuc News website.

Coalition Forces Target Iraqi Mobile Surface-to-Surface Missile System
U.S. Central Command statement on operation in southern Iraq 25 February 2003. Posted on the globalsecurity.org Website.

War's Start Pushed to Mid-March
Rowan Scarborough. Washington Times, 20 February 2003. Posted on the News Mine website.

Bush's War Timetable Unravelling
Owen Bowcott, et. al. The Guardian, 20 February 2003.

Pre-War Action Already Under Way
Brad Knickerbocker. Christian Science Monitor, 19 February 2003.

Pentagon Planning, Not Diplomacy, Sets U.S. Agenda on Iraq
Michael T. Klare. Project Against the Present Danger, 17 February 2003. Posted on the Foreign Policy in Focus website.

Suck 'em in: Saddam's Streetwise Strategy
Michael Gordon. Sydney Morning Herald, 17 February 2003.

When It Comes, the Force Will be Breathtaking
Sydney Morning Herald, 16 February 2003.

Iraq Contingency Planning
from Lorne W. Craner, Arthur E. Dewey and Paul E. Simons. Classified "secret" memo to Under Secretary of State Dobriansky, 07 February 2003, published by the National Security Archive on 17 August 2005. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website.

'Massive Assault' Planned on Iraq
BBC News, 03 February 2003.

Most US Troops to Leave Central Baghdad
John Hendren. Los Angeles Times, 02 February 2003. Posted on the Boston Globe website.

War's Opening Hours
Jim Hoagland. Washington Post, 02 February 2003.

Iraq Bombing Softens Air Defenses
Pauline Jelenik. Washington Post, 31 January 2003.

Scale of Iraqi Strength is a Mystery:  No Clear Sign of Military Preparations
Robert Collier. San Francisco Chronicle, 20 January 2003.

Rumsfeld Memo to the Head of U.S. Southern Command
Department of Defense, 15 January 2003. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Vice President Cheney's Speech
World Affairs Council, Los Angeles, California, 10 January 2003.

Why Any War with Iraq Will Be Over in a Flash
Michael Evans. The Times, 24 December 2002. Posted on the Global Policy Forum website.

Memorandum from Pentagon General Counsel William J. Haynes II
Department of Defense, 27 November 2002. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

The Military Front:  US May Use State-of-the-Art Electromagnetic Weapons against Iraq
J. David Galland. Defense Watch, 14 November 2002. Posted on the FrontPage Magazine Website.

Winning Without War:  Sensible Security Options for Dealing with Iraq
David Cortright, George A. Lopez, and Alistair Millar. Fourth Freedom Forum, October 2002. Posted on the University of Notre Dame website.

Spying in Iraq:  From Fact to Allegation
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, 24 September 2002.

Super-Secret Microwave Weapons May Be Used in Iraq
George Edmonson. Cox New Service, 15 August 2002. Posted on the Common Dreams website.

Archive Index
1. Overviews
2. Military Ops & Forces (2006-current)
3. Military Ops & Forces (Articles from 2002-2005)
4. The Surge
5. Civilian Casualties
6. Humanitarian Crisis & Human Rights
7. International Law
8. Regional Repercussions
9. US Politics & Public Opinion
10. World Reaction
11. Media Coverage
12. Postwar Governance (2006-current)
13. Postwar Governance (Articles from 2002-2005)
14. Reconstruction & Economics
15. Oil
16. Foreign Contractors
17. Iraqi Politics & Groups
18. Insurgency
19. Iraqi Armed Forces
20. Iraqi Opinion & Media
21. Prisoner Abuse
22. Weapon Inspections
23. Cost of War
24. Intelligence Failure
25. Permanent Basing
26. Secret British Memos
27. Withdrawal
28. Fallujah

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