The Iraq Study Group Report
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The Iraq Study Group Report

By Iraq Study Group (U.S.)
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Table of Contents
  • The Iraq Study Group Report
  • James A. Baker, III, and Lee H. Hamilton, Co-Chairs
    • Lawrence 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
  • Contents
    • Letter from the Co-Chairs
    • Executive Summary
    • I. Assessment
    • A. Assessment of the Current Situation in Iraq
      • 1. Security 2. Politics 3. Economics 4. International Support 5. Conclusions
    • B. Consequences of Continued Decline in Iraq
    • C. Some Alternative Courses in Iraq
      • 1. Precipitate Withdrawal 2. Staying the Course 3. More Troops for Iraq 4. Devolution to Three Regions
    • D. Achieving Our Goals
    • II. The Way Forward—A New Approach
    • A. The External Approach: Building an International Consensus
      • 1. The New Diplomatic Offensive 2. The Iraq International Support Group 3. Dealing with Iran and Syria 4. The Wider Regional Context
    • B. The Internal Approach: Helping Iraqis Help Themselves
      • 1. Performance on Milestones 2. National Reconciliation 3. Security and Military Forces 4. Police and Criminal Justice 5. The Oil Sector 6. U.S. Economic and Reconstruction Assistance 7. Budget Preparation, Presentation, and Review 8. U.S. Personnel 9. Intelligence
    • Appendices
      • Letter from the Sponsoring Organizations
      • Iraq Study Group Plenary Sessions
      • Iraq Study Group Consultations
      • Expert Working Groups and Military Senior Advisor Panel
      • The Iraq Study Group
      • Iraq Study Group Support
    • Letter from the Co-Chairs
    • Executive Summary
    • External Approach
    • Internal Approach
    • Conclusion
  • I Assessment
  • A. Assessment of the Current Situation in Iraq
    • 1. Security
    • Sources of Violence
    • U.S., Coalition, and Iraqi Forces
    • The Iraqi Army
    • The Iraqi Police
    • Facilities Protection Services
    • Operation Together Forward II
    • 2. Politics
    • Sectarian Viewpoints
    • Sistani, Sadr, Hakim
    • Hashimi and Dhari
    • Barzani and Talabani
    • Key Issues
    • 3. Economics
    • Economic Performance
    • Oil Sector
    • The Politics of Oil
    • U.S.-Led Reconstruction Efforts
    • 4. International Support
    • The Region
    • Neighboring States
    • The International Community
    • 5. Conclusions
  • B. Consequences of Continued Decline in Iraq
  • C. Some Alternative Courses in Iraq
    • 1. Precipitate Withdrawal
    • 2. Staying the Course
    • 3. More Troops for Iraq
    • 4. Devolution to Three Regions
    • D. Achieving Our Goals
  • II The Way Forward—A New Approach
    • A. The External Approach: Building an International Consensus
    • 1. The New Diplomatic Offensive
    • 2. The Iraq International Support Group
    • 3. Dealing with Iran and Syria
    • 4. The Wider Regional Context
    • Afghanistan
  • B. The Internal Approach: Helping Iraqis Help Themselves
    • 1. Performance on Milestones
    • Milestones for Iraq
    • 2. National Reconciliation
    • Steps for Iraq to Take on Behalf of National Reconciliation
    • Steps for the United States to Take on Behalf of National Reconciliation
    • Militias and National Reconciliation
    • 3. Security and Military Forces
    • A Military Strategy for Iraq
    • Restoring the U.S. Military
    • 4. Police and Criminal Justice
    • Recommended Iraqi Actions
    • U.S. Actions
    • 5. The Oil Sector
    • Short Term
    • Long Term
    • 6. U.S. Economic and Reconstruction Assistance
    • Coordination of Economic and Reconstruction Assistance
    • Improving the Effectiveness of Assistance Programs
    • 7. Budget Preparation, Presentation, and Review
    • 8. U.S. Personnel
    • 9. Intelligence
    • Recommended Iraqi Actions
    • Appendices
    • Letter from the Sponsoring Organizations
    • Iraq Study Group Plenary Sessions
    • Iraq Study Group Consultations
      • (* denotes a meeting that took place in Iraq)
    • Iraqi Officials and Representatives
    • Current U.S. Administration Officials
    • Senior Administration Officials
    • Department of Defense/Military
    • Department of State/Civilian Embassy Personnel
    • Intelligence Community
    • Other Senior Officials
    • Members of Congress
    • United States Senate
    • United States House of Representatives
    • Foreign Officials
    • Former Officials and Experts
    • Expert Working Groups and Military Senior Advisor Panel
    • Economy and Reconstruction
    • Military and Security
    • Political Development
    • Strategic Environment
    • Military Senior Advisor Panel
    • The Iraq Study Group
    • James A. Baker, III—Co-Chair
    • Lee H. Hamilton—Co-Chair
    • Lawrence S. Eagleburger—Member
    • Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.—Member
    • Edwin Meese III—Member
    • Sandra Day O'Connor—Member
    • Leon E. Panetta—Member
    • William J. Perry—Member
    • Charles S. Robb—Member
    • Alan K. Simpson—Member
    • Iraq Study Group Support
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