Posts Tagged ‘Army’

War Report: documents and articles about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Archives of 14,000 documents and articles on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan compiled by the Project on Defense Alternatives. This site was begun in 2002 and has been archived as of 31 March 2009. Subsequent articles and documents on Afghanistan and Iraq are included in the Defense Strategy Review page.

http://www.comw.org/warreport/

Afghanistan Index by topic (2002-April 2009) — http://www.comw.org/warreport/#toc2

Iraq Index by topic (2002-April 2009) — http://www.comw.org/warreport/#toc1

Sources: War tours strain US military readiness

Lolita C. Baldor, AP, 19 February 2009.

The 2006 Lebanon Campaign and the Future of Warfare: Implications for Army and Defense Policy

Stephen D. Biddle and Jeffrey A. Friedman. Strategic Studies Institute Monograph, Army War College, 25 September 2008. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute Website (printable .pdf file).

Total Army Analysis (TAA): Primer 2008

U.S. Army, 2008. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute Website (printable .pdf file).

Restructuring America’s Ground Forces: Better, Not Bigger

Frank G. Hoffman and Steven Metz, Policy Analysis Brief, The Stanely Foundation,
September 2007. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute Website (printable .pdf file).

Is Worry about Pakistani Nukes Serving to Keep the U.S. in Iraq?

Charles Knight. Project on Defense Alternatives Commentary, July 2007.

excerpt:

It is my best guess that we won’t see an Army/Marine Corps invasion of Iran or Pakistan or North Korea. If the ‘new center’ in Washington was seriously considering interventions abroad that might require deploying up to 3 million troops, they would need to start providing basic training to a significant portion of Americans between the ages of 18 and 28 — and that, of course, means conscription.

Shaping U.S. Ground Forces for the Future: Getting Expansion Right By

Michèle A. Flournoy and Tammy S. Schultz, Center for New American Security, June 2007. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute Website (printable .pdf file).

No Good Reason to Boost Army, Marine Corps End Strength

Carl Conetta. Project on Defense Alternatives, 31 January 2007.