Posts Tagged ‘USMC’

Wars stretch Army and Marine Corps particularly thin

Katherine McIntire Peters. Government Executive, 28 September 2009.
http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleid=43682&dcn=todaysnews

Counterinsurgency Leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq and Beyond: a conversation with Gen. Petraeus

David Petraeus and Bernard Trainor. Marine Corps University, 23 September 2009.
http://defensealt.org/HKSv57

Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress

Ronald O’Rourke. Congressional Research Service, 09 July 2009. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute server (printable .pdf file).

Troop Levels in the Afghan and Iraq Wars, FY2001-FY2012: Cost and Other Potential Issues

Amy Belasco, Congressional Research Service, 2 July 2009 (printable .pdf file).

The Contested Commons

Michele Flournoy and Shawn Brimley. Proceedings Magazine, US Naval Institute, July 2009.

Ground Forces Best: Mattis

Greg Grant. DoD Buzz, 2 June 2009

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 This site was begun in 2002 and has been archived as of 31 March 2009.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.