IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION 2010


August 2010

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


Contents

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Internet Resources


 

Al-Marashi, Ibrahim.  Iraq's Constitutional Debate.  MERIA Middle East Review of International Affairs 9:139-175 September 2005.
Available online at:  http://www.ciaonet.org/olj/meria/meria_sep05/meria05_ali01.pdf
"Analyzes the Iraqi draft constitution and the role played by each party in its creation." --Abstract from Author.
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Assistance for Iraq.  USAID.
Available online at:  http://www.usaid.gov/iraq/
Provides links to accomplishments, projects and photo gallery.

The Atlantic Council Holds a Discussion on Challenges and Prospects for Iraq.  FDCH Political Transcripts July 30, 2010.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32V2979796855&site=ehost-live.

Blackwell, John C.  Rebuilding Baghdad:  Restoring Essential Services and Reducing Anti-State Forces.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2008.  46 p.
Available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/RIMS/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=researchproject&objectid=7c5d1faa-f6dc-4ed8-8165-9e1212f2c8f5  (Scroll down and click on "Download Paper")
"Distills General Chiarelli’s COIN lessons learned while commanding Multi-National Division-Baghdad (MND-B), Task Force Baghdad, from April 2004 to April 2005. Analyzes General Chiarelli’s “full-spectrum operations” thesis, and establishes an understanding of infrastructure systems and the role of essential services in COIN." - Introduction.

Bowen, Stuart W., Jr.  Iraq Reconstruction.  FDCH Congressional Testimony March 27, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32Y3824444612&site=ehost-live

Bremer, L. Paul.  Waste, Fraud and Abuse:  Part 1 Iraq Reconstruction.  FDCH Congressional Testimony  February 6, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32Y2514046965&site=ehost-live

Carnahan, Russ and others.  Rep. Russ Carnahan Holds a Hearing on Lessons Learned in Iraq and Benchmarks for Future Reconstruction Efforts.  FDCH Political Transcripts February 24, 2010.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32V2789041897&site=ehost-live
Hearing by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommitte on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight on the lessons learned in Iraq Reconstruction. Includes testimony by Stuart Bowen Jr, the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.

Combating Civilian Deaths and Restoring Health in Iraq.  The Lancet 369:80 January 13-January 19, 2007.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1207150351&sid=1&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
Highlights "that damage to services that enable public health, such as water, sewers, electricity, and access to hospitals can be just as deadly as car bombs" - Abstract.

The Cost of Iraq Reconstruction.  USA Today March 22, 2010.
Available online at:  http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/iraq/2010-03-22-iraqcosts_N.htm
Includes an article titled "Rebuilding Iraq:  Slow but Steady Progress".  Also offers information on the goals and results in healthcare, security, electricity, drinking water, sewer, and oil industry.

Donnelly, Stephen.  Helping to Put Iraq on Its Feet.  Planning 75:48 June 2009.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1797985321&sid=6&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"Hopes that both military and civilian leaders take the lessons from Iraq to heart and develop strategies that are appropriate for the country, perhaps inviting experienced planning and public administration professionals to sit on discussions about reconstruction." - Abstract.

Giving Iraq Back:  U.S. Plan Would Pull Troops Out by 2012.  Currrent Events 108:4-5 November 3, 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35421243&site=ehost-live
"Discusses the decision of the U.S. government to withdraw American soldiers from Iraq by 2012 and focuses on the cooperation of Iraq and the U.S. to write a security pact which would set a timetable for the American troops to leave Iraq." - Abstract.

Helvenston-Wettengel, Kathryn and others.  Waste, Fraud and Abuse:  Part 2 Iraq Reconstruction.  FDCH Congressional Testimony February 7, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32Y0417488585&site=ehost-live

Iraq Reconstruction Behind Schedule.  Aljazeera.net August 3, 2007.
Available online at:  http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/546154BF-DBE2-47B9-BFA7-2D053BFEBC5B.htm

Iraqi Military Reconstruction.  GlobalSecurity.org
Available online at:  http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/iraq/iraq-corps.htm

Jacoby, Tim.  Hegemony, Modernisation and Post-War Reconstruction.  Global Society:  Journal of Interdisciplinary International Relations 21:521-537 October 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=26951814&site=ehost-live
"This paper seeks to understand some of the fundamental continuities between post-Second World War US-led reconstruction and the current (and thus far largely failed) attempt to effect a reconstruction process in Iraq." - Abstract from Author.

Johnson, Ronald L.  Iraq and Afghanistan Reconstruction.  FDCH Congressional Testimony March 22, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32Y1532217728&site=ehost-live

Keller, G. Blake.  Rebuilding a Broken Land.  Mechanical Engineering 132:40-43 June 2010.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=51641721&site=ehost-live
Article focuses on the reconstruction of the civil and industrial institutions in Bab al-Sham near Baghdad, Iraq.  It cites the role of the Provincial Reconstruction Teams (ePRT).  It examines the conditions and concerns in Bab al-Sham, Iraq's industrial center, which include inadequate electrical power, competition with imported products, and loan capitals and then discusses the various strategies and approaches applied by the ePRT.

Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Available online at:  http://www.usf-iraq.com/
Official website of the United States Forces in Iraq.  Offers news, press briefings, and links to related information such as Progress in Iraq, PRT News, and Framework Agreement.

Raghavan, Sudarsan.  Troops Confront Waste in Iraq Reconstruction:  Inexperience and Lack of Training Hobble Oversight, Accountability.  Washington Post August 25, 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/24/AR2007082402307.html

Reed, William H.  Overview of Iraq Reconstruction.  FDCH Congressional Testimony February 15, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32Y2091726546&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Rogin, Josh.  U.S. Embassy in Baghdad Has Plans to Double in SizeFP (Foreign Policy) Website, January 7, 2010.
Available online at:  http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2010/01/07/us_embassy_in_baghdad_has_plans_to_double_in_size
As the military starts its drawdown in Iraq, the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is planning on doubling its personnel since it will become responsible for many of the critical missions that the military have been handling for years.  One of the chief missions being handed over is the training of the Iraqi police.

Rubin, Michael.  The Future of Iraq:  Democracy, Civil War, or Chaos?  MERIA Middle East Review of International Affairs 9:125-137 September 2005.
Available online at:  http://www.ciaonet.org/olj/meria/meria_sep05/meria05_rum01.pdf
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Satterfield, David.  Iraq Reconstruction.  FDCH Congressional Testimony March 27, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32Y0957779298&site=ehost-live

SIGIR - Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.
Available online at:  http://www.sigir.mil/index.html
Official website of The Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) which is the successor to the Coalition Provisional Authority Office of Inspector General (CPA-IG).  SIGIR was created in October 2004 by a Congressional amendment to Public Law 108-106.  The site offers access to news, quarterly reports, publications, testimony to Congress, and audits.

Strohm, Chris.  Lieberman Backs Creation of 'Czar' for Iraq Reconstruction.  CongressDaily, p 5, April 13, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=24734195&site=ehost-live
"Reports on the support of U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Joseph I. Lieberman to the U.S. post-war reconstruction plans in Iraq and Afghanistan " - Abstract.
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Tuttle, Michael.  Update on Operation Iraqi Freedom:  Renovated Schools Set Example in Iraq.  Army Reserve Magazine 52:22-23 Winter 2006-2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=24955155&site=ehost-live
"Reports on the re-opening of Musalla Secondary School after being renovated as part of a program that will serve as a model for other schools in Kirkuk, Iraq." - Abstract.

United States.  Department of Defense.  Measuring Stability and Security in Iraq.  Washington, March 2010.  77 p.
Available online at:  http://www.defense.gov/pubs/pdfs/March%209204%20SecDef%20signed%2029%20Apr%202010_1D80.pdf
This report to Congress includes specific performance indicators and measures of progress toward political, economic, and security stability in Iraq, as directed by legislation.  It is produced quarterly.  If link does not open, copy link into browser address bar.  Other reports in this series are available at http://www.defense.gov/pubs/.

United States.  Department of State.  Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs.  Reports on Near Eastern Affairs.  Washington.
Available online at:  http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/146166.pdf
Offers access to the weekly Iraq status reports, the quarterly Section 2207 reports to Congress on the use of Iraq relief and reconstruction funds, and the Section 1227 reports to Congress on Iraq.

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Rebuilding Iraq:  More Comprehensive National Strategy Needed to Help Achieve U.S. Goals.  Washington, GPO, July 2006.  54 p.
Available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS73137
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United States.  Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.  Applying Iraq’s Hard Lessons to the Reform of Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations.  Arlington, VA, SIGIR, February 2010.  56 p.
Available online at:  http://www.sigir.mil/files/USOCO/ApplyingHardLessons.pdf#view=fit

United States.  Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.  The Evolution of the Iraq Reconstruction Management System.  Arlington, VA, SIGIR, April 24, 2006.  29 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA460442
"This audit report focuses on the development and evolution of the information management system intended to support all organizations for the reporting of IRRF project and funding information." - Executive Summary.

United States.  Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.  Hard Lessons:  The Iraq Reconstruction Experience.  Arlington, VA, SIGIR, 2009.  357 p.
Available online at:  http://www.sigir.mil/files/HardLessons/Hard_Lessons_Report.pdf
Reviews the Iraq reconstruction experience from mid-2002 through the fall of 2008.

United States.  Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.  Improper Obligations Using the Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund (IRRF 2).  Arlington, VA, SIGIR, January 30, 2007.  20 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA461563
Final audit report on improper obligations using IRRF 2.

United States.  Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.  Iraqi Security Forces:  Weapons Provided by the U.S. Department of Defense Using the Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund.  Arlington, VA, SIGIR, October 28, 2006.  24 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA460516
This audit report addresses the type, quantity, and quality of weapons purchased with the Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund (IRRF) for the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF).

United States.  Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.  Status of the Provincial Reconstruction Team Program Expansion in Iraq.  Arlington, VA, SIGIR, July 25, 2007.  25 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA470476


Internet Resources (Student Research)

Bussiere, Thomas A.  Post-Conflict Iraq:  If You Don't Know Where You're Going ....  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2007.  16 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA468451
"Researches and analyzes the post-conflict activities in Iraq and make recommendations on how to properly organize, educate, train, and equip the Unites States Government to develop an appropriate post-conflict organization for the next war." - Abstract.

Carrig, Stephen.  Post-Conflict Stability Operations and the Department of State.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  20 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA469194
"Evaluates the progress of the Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization (S/CRS), created to coordinate and standardize U.S. Government (USG) reconstruction and stabilization mechanisms." - Abstract.

Holmes, L. Barrett.  Restoring Essential Services in Baghdad During Operation Iraqi Freedom II.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  18 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA469580
"The reconstruction effort was a monumental task because of the years of neglect the infrastructure had suffered under Sadam Hussein.  Task Force Baghdad’s effort to restore Baghdad’s crumbling infrastructure and essential services were key to achieving military and political objectives." - Abstract.

Leavey, Christopher F.  Reconstructing Iraq:  Lessons from the American Reconstruction Era.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2006.  22 p.
Available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/RIMS/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=researchproject&objectid=7513dcb2-e6af-40e6-9455-6b27cc4e50dd
"Recounts the situations faced back in the Reconstruction and in Iraq today, compares the American Reconstruction and today’s challenges in Iraq, and concludes that the analogy is valid and constructive." - Introduction.

Nantz, Eric W.  Who Is Responsible for Stability & Reconstruction?  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2007.  18 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA469618
"Even assuming that a Department of State led coalition is created and the interagency directs stability and reconstruction operations, it will be the professional military officer that will execute the operation. During United States only or coalition lead operations the American soldier will be required for phase IV and therefore he should plan accordingly." - Abstract.

Plummer, Dawson A.  Examining the Effectiveness of SWET and the Sons of SWET in OIF.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, School of Advanced Military Studies, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 2007.  46 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA470921
"Under the essential services line of operations a concept that was implemented to help win the hearts and minds of the local Iraqi population was the sewage, water, electricity, and trash program also known as SWET.  SWET became known as the primary focus for not only rebuilding and improving key infrastructure, but was perceived as the solution to winning the peace in Iraq." - Abstract.

Spellmon, Scott A.  Refining U.S. Reconstruction Strategy in Iraq.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2007.  18 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA469622
"Examines several means the coalition forces are currently employing in Iraq to gain momentum in the reconstruction portion of our Clear-Hold-Build strategy." - Abstract.

Sray, Karen L.  Accessing the Power Within:  The Challenge of Gender and Cultural Identity to Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Iraq.  Quantico, VA, U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College, 2008.  30 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA490818


Books


Agresto, John.  Mugged by Reality:  The Liberation of Iraq and the Failure of Good Intentions.  New York, Encounter Books, 2007.  202 p.
"Partly a memoir of the author trying to help a devastated country revive its educational institutions and also a compendium of the successes and failures that followed in the wake of Iraq's liberation." - Book Jacket.
Book call no.:  956.70443 A277m

al-Musawi, Muhsin J.  Reading Iraq:  Culture and Power in Conflict.  New York, I. B. Tauris, 2006.  198 p.
Book call no.:  305.800956 M985r

Allawi, Ali A.  The Occupation of Iraq:  Winning the War, Losing the Peace.  New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 2007.  518 p.
Book call no.:  956.70443 A421o

Bensahel, Nora and others.  After Saddam:  Prewar Planning and the Occupation of Iraq.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand Arroyo Center, 2008.  273 p.
Examines "prewar planning for postwar Iraq and the subsequent occupation to seek an answer to the question:  Why was the United States so unprepared for the challenges of postwar Iraq?" - Summary.
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Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2008/RAND_MG642.pdf
Book call no.:  956.70443 A2581

Bowen, Wayne H.  Undoing Saddam:  From Occupation to Sovereignty in Iraq.  Washington, Potomac Books, 2007. 
"This book presents the daily fight to build a new Iraq despite terrorist attacks, ethnic conflict, and missteps by the Coalition Provisional Authority and U.S. forces." - Book Jacket.
Book call no.:  956.704431 B786u

Chait, Richard and others.  Army Science and Technology Analysis of Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations.  Washington, National Defense University Center for Technology and National Security Policy, 2006.  58 p.
Iraq is mentioned throughout the report.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA462788
Book call no.:  355.07 C435a

Chatterjee, Pratap.  Iraq, Inc.:  A Profitable Occupation.  New York, Seven Stories Press, 2004.  247 p.
The author "delivers an on-the-ground account of the occupation business, exposing private contractors as the only winners in this war." - Abstract.
Book call no.:  956.70443 C495i

Cordesman, Anthony H.  The Tenuous Case for Strategic Patience in Iraq:  A Trip Report.  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies, August 6, 2007.  25 p.
This report "shows there is still a tenuous case for strategic patience in Iraq, and for timing reductions in US forces and aid to Iraqi progress rather than arbitrary dates and uncertain benchmarks.  It recognizes that strategic patience is a high risk strategy, but it also describes positive trends in the fighting, and hints of future political progress." - Abstract
Also available online at:  http://csis.org/publication/tenuous-case-strategic-patience-iraq
Book call no.:  956.70443 C749t

Crane, Conrad C. and Terrill, W. Andrew.  Reconstructing Iraq:  Insights, Challenges, and Missions for Military Forces in a Post-Conflict Scenario.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2003.  78 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.carlisle.army.mil/ssi/pdffiles/00175.pdf
Book call no.:  956.70443 C891r

Dobbins, James and others.  Occupying Iraq:  A History of the Coalition Provisional Authority.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2009.  364 p.
"Focuses on the activities of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) and its administrator, L. Paul Bremer.  It is an account of that occupation, seen largely from American eyes—mostly from Americans working in Baghdad for the CPA." - Preface
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA499655
Book call no.:  956.704431 O15

Eland, Ivan.  Partitioning for Peace:  An Exit Strategy for Iraq.  Oakland, CA, Independent Institute, 2009.  136 p.
Book call no.:  956.704431 E37p

Frisk, Daniel and Trunkey, R. Derek.  Contractor's Support of U.S. Operations in Iraq.  Washington, Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office, August 2008.  28 p.
This paper "provides an overview of the federal costs of employing contractors in Iraq and in nearby countries, the type of products and services they provide, the number of personnel working on those contracts, comparisons of past and present use of contractors during U.S. military operations, and the use of contractors to provide security." - Introduction and Summary.
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Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS101439
Book call no.:  956.704431 F917c

Gompert, David C. and others.  Security in Iraq:  A Framework for Analyzing Emerging Threats as U.S. Forces Leave.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2010.  71 p.
"In view of the potential for insecurity in Iraq, the United States cannot afford to take a passive or reactive stance.  To anticipate dangers and act purposefully, U.S. policy-makers need a dynamic analytic framework with which to examine the shifting motivations and capabilities of the actors that affect Iraq’s security." - Summary.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA514593
Book call no.:  355.0330567 G634s

Hamre, John J. and others.  Iraq's Post-Conflict Reconstruction:  A Field Review and Recommendations, July 17, 2003.  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2003.  10 p.
"A team of experts in the field of post-conflict reconstruction assessed conditions in Iraq during the period of June 26, 2003, to July 7, 2003." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://csis.org/publication/iraqs-post-conflict-reconstruction-field-review-and-recommendations
Book call no.:  956.70443 I659

Harb, Imad.  Higher Education and the Future of Iraq.  Washington, United States Institute of Peace, January 2008.  13 p.  (Special Report 195)
"The higher education sector in Iraq should be an essential part of the country’s effort to democratize its political system and modernize its society." - Introduction.
Also available online at:  http://www.usip.org/resources/higher-education-and-future-iraq
Book call no.:  379.567 H255h

Henderson, Anne Ellen.  The Coalition Provisional Authority's Experience with Economic Reconstruction in Iraq:  Lessons Identified.  Washington, United States Institute of Peace, 2005.  18 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.usip.org/resources/coalition-provisional-authoritys-experience-economic-reconstruction-iraq-lessons-identifie
Book call no.:  956.70443 H496c

Herring, Eric and Rangwala, Glen.  Iraq in Fragments:  The Occupation and Its Legacy.  Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2006.  354 p.
The authors explain "that the very nature of U.S. state building in Iraq has created incentives for unregulated local power struggles and patron-client relations, resulting to corruption, smuggling, and violence." - Book Jacket.
Book call no.:  956.704431 H567i

Hope Is Not a Plan:  The War in Iraq from Inside the Green Zone, edited by Thomas S. Mowle.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2007.  172 p.
Book call no.:  956.70443 H791

In the Wake of War:  Improving U.S. Post-Conflict Capabilities:  Report of an Independent Task Force
.  New York, Council on Foreign Relations, 2005.  53 p.
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Also available online at:  http://www.cfr.org/content/publications/attachments/Post-Conflict_Capabilities_final.pdf
Book call no.:  355.028 I35

Isser, Deborah and Auweraert, Peter van der.  Land, Property and the Challenge of Return for Iraq's Displaced.  Washington, United States Institute of Peace, April 2009.  18 p.  (Special Report 221)
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Also available online at:  http://library.usip.org/articles/1012167.1075/1.PDF
Book call no.:  341.486 I86L

Jabar, Faleh A.  Postconflict Iraq:  A Race for Stability, Reconstruction, and Legitimacy.  Washington, United States Institute of Peace, 2004.  18 p.
This report "offers an overview of the problems and possibilities of the transitional period, analyzing the nature of the transition and the players involved and focusing in particular on the process of liberalization." - Summary.
Also available online at:  http://www.usip.org/resources/post-conflict-iraq-race-stability-reconstruction-and-legitimacy
Book call no.:  956.70443 A136p

Jones, Seth G. and others.  Establishing Law and Order after Conflict.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2005.  261 p.
"Examines post-Cold War reconstruction efforts, such as those in Iraq and Afghanistan, and assesses the success of U.S. and allied efforts in reconstructing internal security institutions." - Preface.
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Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2005/RAND_MG374.pdf
Book call no.:  355.49 E79

Jones, Seth G. and others.  Securing Health:  Lessons from Nation-Building Missions.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2006.  351 p.
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Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2006/RAND_MG321.pdf
Book call no.:  362.1091724 S446

Kinsey, Christopher.  Private Contractors and the Reconstruction of Iraq:  Transforming Military Logistics.  New York, Routledge, 2009.  191 p.
Book call no.:  956.704431 K56p

Labs, Eric Jackson.  Paying for Iraq's Reconstruction.  Washington, Congressional Budget Office, 2004.  27 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.cbo.gov/showdoc.cfm?index=4983&Sequence=0
Book call no.:  330.9567 P344

Miller, James N. and Brimley, Shawn W.  Phased Transition:  A Responsible Way Forward and Out of Iraq.  Washington, Center for a New American Security, June 2007.  64 p.
Also available online at:  http://cnas.org/node/129
Book call no.:  956.70443 M648p

Munson, Peter J.  Iraq in Transition:  The Legacy of Dictatorship and the Prospects for Democracy.  Washington, Potomac Books, 2009.  321 p.
Book call no.:  956.70443 M969i

Oliker, Olga and others.  The Impact of U.S. Military Drawdown in Iraq on Displaced and Other Vulnerable Populations:  Analysis and Recommendations.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2010.  23 p.
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Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/occasional_papers/OP272/
Book call no.:  956.704431 O46i

Oliker, Olga and others.  U.S. Policy Options for Iraq:  A Reassessment.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2007.  80 p.
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Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2007/RAND_MG613.pdf
Book call no.:  956.704431 U58

Perito, Robert M.  The Coalition Provisional Authority's Experience with Public Security in Iraq:  Lessons Identified.  Washington, U.S. Institute of Peace, 2005.  13 p.
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Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS59771
Book call no.:  956.70443 P446c

Perry, Walter L. and others.  Withdrawing from Iraq:  Alternative Schedules, Associated Risks, and Mitigating Strategies.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2009.  166 p.
"This report looks at three alternative schedules, one matching the administrations intentions, one somewhat faster, and another slower; judges the risks associated with each; and recommends ways to reduce those risks." - Summary.
Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG882
Book call no.:  956.704431 W822

Pollack, Kenneth M.  After Saddam:  Assessing the Reconstruction of Iraq.  Washington, Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, 2004.  35 p.
If link does not open, copy into your browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://www.brookings.edu/views/papers/pollack/20040107.pdf
Book call no.:  956.70443 P771a

Pollack, Kenneth M.  A Switch in Time:  A New Strategy for America in Iraq.  Washington, Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, February 2006.  122 p.
This paper states that "security is the most important prerequisite for the reconstruction of Iraq.  Although there is no guarantee that reconstruction will succeed with adequate security, it is guaranteed to fail without it." - Executive Summary.
If the link does not open, copy into browser address bar
Also available online at:  http://www.brookings.edu/fp/saban/analysis/20060215%5Firaqreport.pdf
Book call no.:  956.704431 P771s

Prospects for Iraq's Stability:  A Challenging Road Ahead.  Washington, National Intelligence Council, 2007.  1 vol.
Also known as Iraq Estimate.
If link does not open, copy link into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://www.dni.gov/press_releases/20070202_release.pdf
Book call no.:  956.70443 P966

Prospects for Iraq's Stability:  Some Security Progress but Political Reconciliation Elusive.  Washington, National Intelligence Council, 2007.  4 p.
Update to NIE, Prospects for Iraq's Stability:  A Challenging Road Ahead.
If link does not open, copy link into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://www.dni.gov/press_releases/20070823_release.pdf
Book call no.:  956.70443 P9661

Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq, edited by Sultan Barakat.  New York, Routledge, 2008.  295 p.
Book call no.:  956.70443 R3111

A Report on Iraq Reconstruction.  Arlington, VA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology, 2006.  26 p.
Book call no.:  956.70443 R425

Robinson, Linda.  Tell Me How This Ends:  General David Petraeus and the Search for a Way Out of Iraq.  New York, Public Affairs, 2008.  411 p.
Provides an "on-the-ground account of the Iraq War, and of General David Petraeus’s effort to reverse its course after four years of costly errors." - Book Jacket.
Book call no.:  956.70443 R662t

Security in Iraq, edited by James L. Jones and others.  New York, Nova Science Publishers, 2010.  183 p.
Book call no.:  956.704431 S446

Steele, David A.  Reconciliation Strategies in Iraq.  Washington, United States Institute of Peace, October 2008.  19 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.usip.org/resources/reconciliation-strategies-iraq
Book call no.:  327.172 S814r

Stephenson, James.  Losing the Golden Hour:  An Insider's View of Iraq's Reconstruction.  Washington, Potomac Books, 2007.  175 p.
This book tells of "hubris, incompetence, courage, fear, and duty.  It is about foreign assistance professionals trying to overcome the mistakes of an ill-conceived occupation and help Iraqis create a nation after decades of despair. " - Book Jacket.
Book call no.:  956.704431 S833L

United States.  Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on Armed Services.  Comptroller General's Assessment of the Iraqi Government's Record of Performance.  Hearing.  110th Congress, 1st session, September 5, 2007.  Washington, GPO, 2008.  68 p.
If link does not open, copy into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS108815
Book call no.:  956.704431 U581ca

United States.  Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on Armed Services.  Operations and Reconstruction Efforts in Iraq.  Hearings.  108th Congress, 2nd session, January 28; April 21; May 7, 21; June 16, 17, 22; July 7; September 8, 9, 2004.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  1057 p.
Book call no.:  956.70443 U58oa

United States.  Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on Armed Services.  Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations.  Agency Stovepipes vs Strategic Agility:  Lessons We Need to Learn from Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Washington, GPO, April 2008.  80 p.
If link does not open, copy into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://armedservices.house.gov/pdfs/Reports/PRT_Report.pdf
Book call no.:  956.704431 U581a

United States.  Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on Government Reform.  Acquisition under Duress:  Reconstruction Contracting in Iraq.  Hearing.  109th Congress, 2nd session, September 28, 2006.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  217 p.
If link does not open, copy link into your browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS78556
Book call no.:  956.70443 U58a

United States. Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on Government Reform.  Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations.  Iraq:  Winning Hearts and Minds.  Hearing.  108th Congress, 2nd session, June 15, 2004.  Washington, GPO, 2004.  147 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-108hhrg10896993/pdf/CHRG-108hhrg10896993.pdf
Book call no.:  956.70443 U581ig

United States.  Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on Government Reform.  Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations.  A New Assessment of Iraq.  Hearing.  109th Congress, 2nd session, April 25, 2006.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  95 p.
If link does not open, copy into your browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS77658
Book call no.:  956.70443 U58n

United States. Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on Government Reform.  Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations.  Private Security Firms Standards, Cooperation, and Coordination on the Battlefield.  Hearing.  109th congress, 2nd session, June 13, 2006.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  215 p.
If link does not open, copy into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS81356
Book call no.:  956.70443 U58pa

United States.  Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Accountability Lapses in Multiple Funds for Iraq.  Hearing.  110th Congress, 2nd session, May 22,2008.  Washington, GPO, 2009.  74 p.
If link does not open, copy into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS111919
Book call no.:  956.704431 U581aa

United States.  Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  The Impact of CPA Decisionmaking on Iraq Reconstruction.  Hearing.  110th Congress. 1st session, February 6, 2007.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  221 p.
If link does not open, copy to browser.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS85943
Book call no.:  956.704431 U581i

United States.  Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Iraq Reconstruction:  An Overview.  Hearing.  110th Congress. 1st session, February 15, 2007.  Washington, GPO, 2008.  130 p.
If link does not open, copy into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS93570
Book call no.:  956.70443 U58ie

United States.  Congress.  House of Representatives.  Committee on the Budget.  The Costs of Military Operations and Reconstruction in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Hearing.  110th Congress, 1st session, July 31, 2007.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  100 p.
If link does not open, copy into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS91214
Book call no.:  973.931 U584ca

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Appropriations.  Examining the Effectiveness of U.S. Efforts to Combat Waste, Fraud, Abuse, and Corruption in Iraq.  Special Hearings.  110th Congress, 2nd session, March 11, 2008, July 23, 2008.  Washington, GPO, 2009.  277 p.
If link does not open, copy into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS108651
Book call no.:  956.70443 U581e

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Appropriations.  Fiscal Year 2004 Supplemental Request for Reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan.  Hearing.  108th Congress, 1st session, September 22, 24 & 25, 2003.  Washington, GPO, 2004.  224 p.
Book call no.:  353.13273 U581fc

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Armed Services.  Ongoing Military Operations and Reconstruction Efforts in Iraq.  Hearing.  108th Congress, 1st session, September 25, 2003.  Washington, GPO, 2004.  148 p.
Book call no.:  956.70443 H581o

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Armed Services.  The Situation in Iraq and Progress Made by the Government of Iraq in Meeting Benchmarks and Achieving Reconciliation.  Hearings.  110th Congress. 2nd session, April 8, 9, and 10, 2008.  Washington, GPO, 2008.  219 p.
If link does not open, copy into browswer address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS109451
Book call no.:  956.704431 U583s

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Armed Services.  U.S. Military Operations and Stabilization Activities in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Hearings.  109th Congress, 1st session, February 3, June 23, September 29, 2005.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  313 p.
Book call no.:  973.931 U58ua

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Beyond Iraq:  Repercussions of Iraq Stabilization and Reconstruction Policies.  Hearing.  108th Congress, 1st session, June 12, 2003.  Washington, GPO, 2003.  55 p.
If link does not open, copy link into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS41160
Book call no.:  956.70443 U581b

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Iraq after the Surge.  Hearings.  110th Congress, 2nd session, April 2, 3, 8 and 10, 2008.  Washington, GPO, 2009.  451 p.
If link does not open, copy link into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS111137
Book call no.:  956.704431 U583ia

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Iraq:  Reconstruction.  Hearing.  108th Congress, 1st session, March 11, 2003.  Washington, GPO, 2003.  82 p.
If link does not open, copy link into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS34481
Book call no.:  956.70443 U581i

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Iraq Stabilization and Reconstruction.  Hearing.  109th Congress, 2nd session, February 8, 2006.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  92 p.
If link does not open, copy link into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS81261
Book call no.:  956.70443 U581if

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Iraq Stabilization and Reconstruction:  U.S. Policy and Plans.  Hearing.  108th Congress, 1st session, May 22, 2003.  Washington, GPO, 2003.  83 p.
If link does not open, copy link into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS40424
Book call no.:  956.70443 U581ia

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Iraq:  Status and Prospects for Reconstruction-Next Steps.  Hearing.  108th Congress, 1st session, July 23, 2003.  Washington, GPO,  2003.  68 p.
If link does not open, copy link into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS44238
Book call no.:  956.70443 U581ib

United States.  Department of State.  Report to Congress Submitted Pursuant to U.S. Policy in Iraq Act, Section 1227 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (PL 109-163).  Washington, Dept. of State, 2006.  26 p.
"The report covers current military, diplomatic, political, and economic measures that have been undertaken to successfully complete the mission in Iraq." - Introduction.
Book call no.:  956.70443 U585r

United States.  Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.  Follow-up on SIGIR Recommendations Concerning the Development Fund for Iraq (DFI).  Arlington, VA, SIGIR, January 2007.  29 p. 
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA510321
Book call no.:  956.704431 U584f

United States.  Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.  Quarterly Report and Semiannual Report to the United States Congress.  Arlington, VA, SIGIR, 2005-. 
Select desired quarterly and semiannual report from list
Also available online at:  http://www.sigir.mil/publications/quarterlyreports/index.html
Book call no.:  956.70443 U584q

United States.  Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.  Transferring Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund Capital Projects to the Government of Iraq.  Arlington, VA, SIGIR, July 25, 2007.  25 p.
"This report is one of a series issued by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) that addresses transferring completed projects funded by the Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund (IRRF) to the Government of Iraq (GOI).  It focuses on the formal transfer of IRRF-funded capital assets and follows up on prior SIGIR recommendations relating to capital asset transfer." - Executive Summary
Book call no.:  956.704431 U584t

War in Iraq:  Planning and Execution, edited by Thomas G. Mahnken and Thomas A. Keaney.  New York , Routledge, 2007.  263 p.
Book call no.:  956.70443 W2539

White, Andrew.  The Vicar of Baghdad:  Fighting for Peace in the Middle East.  Grand Rapids, MI, Monarch Books, 2009.  191 p.
Book call no.:  956.70443 W582v

White, Thomas E. and others.  Reconstructing Eden:  A Comprehensive Plan for the Post-War Political and Economic Development of Iraq.  Houston, TX, Country Watch, 2003.  380 p.
Book call no.:  338.9567 R311


Documents


Christoff, Joseph A.  Rebuilding Iraq:  Stabilization, Reconstruction, and Financing Challenges.  Washington, Government Accountability Office, February 2006.  20 p.
Testimony before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06428t.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.06-428T

Christoff, Joseph A.  Securing, Stabilizing and Rebuilding Iraq:  GAO Audits and Key Oversight Issues.  Washington, Government Accountability Office, 2007.  17 p.
Testimony before the Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, U.S. House of Representatives.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS88578
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.08-231T

Christoff, Joseph A.  Stabilizing and Rebuilding Iraq:  Coalition Support and International Donor Commitments.  Washington, Government Accountability Office, May 9, 2007.  16 p.
Report to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight, U.S. House of Representatives.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07827t.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.07-827T

Crane, Conrad C. and Terrill, W. Andrew.  Reconstructing Iraq:  Challenges and Missions for Military Forces in a Post-Conflict Scenario.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2003.  22 p.
"This study proposes a construct for identifying the postwar missions to be accomplished following a victory over the Hussein regime and suggests the time phasing for the accomplishment of specific tasks." - Abstract
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA410468
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 C8911r

Grasso, Valerie Bailey.  Defense Contracting in Iraq:  Issues and Options for Congress.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, 2007-2008.  1 vol.
In 2009, this publication title changed to "Defense Logistical Support Contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan:  Issues for Congress."   Issues from January 2007 thru 2010 are available online on the Open CRS site listed below.
Also available online at:  http://opencrs.com/document/RL33834
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no. 07-RL33834

Post-Conflict Reconstruction:  A Selected Bibliography, compiled by Virginia C. Shope.  Carlisle, PA, U.S Army War College Library, 2003.  32 p.
For Iraq bibliography, see pages 19-27.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA419056
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-637

Sharp, Jeremy M. and Blanchard, Christopher M.  Post-War Iraq:  Foreign Contributions to Training, Peacekeeping, and Reconstruction.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, June 18, 2007.  1 vol.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA470010
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.RL32105

Solis, William M.  Operation Iraqi Freedom:  Preliminary Observations on Iraqi Security Forces' Logistical Capabilities.  Washington, Government Accountability Office, 2007.  12 p.
Testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07582t.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no. 07-582T

Tarnoff, Curt.  Iraq:  Reconstruction Assistance.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, 2004-2009.  1 vol.
Series title is updated irregularly.  Fairchild has 2004 through 2009 issues in print.  (The 2004-2006 issues were titled "Iraq:  Recent Developments in Reconstruction Assistance)." Publication is also available through the Open CRS website 2003 through current issue.
Also available online at:  http://opencrs.com/document/RL31833
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.RL31833

United States.  Air Force Audit Agency.   Cancelled Iraq Reconstruction Program Task Orders.  Washington, Air Force Audit Agency, 2008.  1 vol.
"The objective was to evaluate whether AFCEE (Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environmental) effectively managed cancelled IRP [Iraq Reconstruction Program] task orders." - Abstract.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42963-1 no.F2008-0013-FD1000

United States.  Air Force Audit Agency.  Iraq Reconstruction Program Task Order Closeout.  Washington, Air Force Audit Agency, 2008.  10 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42963-1 no.F2009-0002-FD1000

United States.  General Accounting Office.  Rebuilding Iraq:  Fiscal Year 2003 Contract Award Procedures and Management Challenges.  Washington, GAO, 2004.  55 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d04605.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no. 04-605

United States.  General Accounting Office.  Rebuilding Iraq:  Resource, Security, Governance, Essential Services, and Oversight Issues.  Washington, GAO, 2004.  103 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS53117
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no. 04-902R

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Iraq Contract Costs:  DOD Consideration of Defense Contract Audit Agency's Findings.  Washington, GAO, 2006.  16 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d061132.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no. 06-1132

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Iraq Reconstruction:  Better Data Needed to Assess Iraq's Budget Execution.  Washington, GAO, January 2008.  39 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d08153.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.08-153

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Afghanistan and Iraq.  Washington, GAO, October 2008.  20 p.
Describes the organization, staffing and funding for Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS104971
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.09-86R

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Rebuilding Iraq:  DOD and State Department Have Improved Oversight and Coordination of Private Security Contractors in Iraq, but Further Actions Are Needed to Sustain Improvements.  Washington, GAO, 2008.  61 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS99996
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.08-966

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Rebuilding Iraq:  Improved Management Controls and Iraqi Commitment Needed for Key State and USAID Capacity-Building Programs.  Washington, GAO, 2009.  51 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS114608
Book call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.09-526

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Rebuilding Iraq:  Status of Competition for Iraq Reconstruction Contracts..  Washington, GAO, October 2006.  26 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d0740.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.07-40

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Rebuilding Iraq:  Status of DOD's Reconstruction Program.  Washington, GAO, 2006.  12 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d0730r.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no. 07-30R

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Securing, Stabilizing, and Rebuilding Iraq:  Iraqi Government Has Not Met Most Legislative, Security, and Economic Benchmarks.  Washington, GAO, September 2007.  92 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS85646
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.07-1195

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Securing, Stabilizing, and Rebuilding Iraq:  Key Issues for Congressional Oversight.  Washington, GAO, 2007.  114 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07308sp.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no. 07-308SP

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Securing, Stabilizing, and Rebuilding Iraq:  Progress Report:  Some Gains Made, Updated Strategy Needed.  Washington, GAO, June 2008.  88 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS96578
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.08-837

Walker, David M.  Contract Management:  Contracting for Iraq Reconstruction and for Global Logistics Support.  Washington, General Accounting Office, 2004.  12 p.
Testimony before the Committee on Government Reform.
If link does not open, copy and paste link into browser address bar.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS50481
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no. 04-869T

Walker, David M.  Rebuilding Iraq:  Reconstruction Progress Hindered by Contracting, Security, and Capacity Challenges.  Washington, Government Accountability Office, 2007.  28 p.
Testimony before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07426t.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no. 07-426T

Walker, David M.  Securing, Stabilizing, and Rebuilding Iraq:  GAO Audit Approach and Findings.  Washington, Government Accountability Office, 2007.  15 p.
Testimony before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07385t.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no. 07-385T

Williams-Bridgers, Jacquelyn.  Iraq and Afghanistan:  Security, Economic, and Governance Challenges to Rebuilding Efforts Should Be Addressed in U.S. Strategies.  Washington, Government Accountability Office, 2009.  23 p.
Testimony before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d09476t.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.09-476T


Documents (Student Research)

Brehm, Leslie M.  An Analysis of U.S. Policy Concerning the Disposition of Iraqi Debt.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2004.  19 p.
"This paper argues that Hussein’s debt should be forgiven due to its shear size and because it meets the three conditions necessary to repudiate the debt under the doctrine." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA423366
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 B834a

Bullimore, Steven L.  The Military's Role in Nation-Building:  Peace and Stability Operations Redefined.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2006.  18 p.
Case Study:  Iraq, pp 8-12.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA448657
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 B9371m

Butkus, Joseph J. and Howes, Matthew F.  A Critical Analysis of the Coordination, Command and Control of Contractors in Iraq.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2006.  99 p.
"Examines the issues concerning the command and control of civilian contractors in a combat environment." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA460387
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 B9841c

Daniels, Timothy L.  Enabling Security, Stability, Transition, and Reconstruction Operations Through Knowledge Management.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2009.  1 vol.
"The efforts by the United States and Coalition partners in Iraq and Afghanistan clearly demonstrate that organizational collaboration and knowledge sharing are essential elements of post-conflict Security, Stability, Transition, and Reconstruction Operations (SSTRO). .... Organizational culture, however, poses a major barrier to effective knowledge management (KM) employment within U.S. federal agencies." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA500590
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 D1861e

Dreschler, Donald R.  Integrating Military and Diplomatic Power:  Kosovo and Iraq.  Maxwell AFB, AL, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, June 2004.  120 p.  (Thesis, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air University, Maxwell AFB) 
Iraqi Reconstruction, pp 59-86.
Also available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/RIMS/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=lresearch&objectid=3a26e69b-b548-4c37-bded-350c5a917bfd
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43998-1 D771i

Drolet, John D.  Provincial Reconstruction Teams:  Afghanistan vs. Iraq -- Should We Have a Standard Model?  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2006.  17 p.
"Examines the structure and accomplishments of Provincial Reconstruction Teams to date in Afghanistan, compare them to emerging initiatives in Iraq, and make recommendations for future planning and employment of US government assistance in a post-conflict environment." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA449256
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 D785p

Edmonds, Mark L.  The Army's Role in Nation Building.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2009.  26 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA494717
Iraqi Case Study, pp 6-13.
Assessments of Nation-Building Efforts in Iraq, pp 14-18.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 E24a

Franklin, Mark D.  Iraq Reconstruction:  Time for a Plan.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2004.  26 p.
Recounts the planning prior to OIF, the assumptions and miscalculations, historical lessons learned but forgotten and the challenges that remain in post- Saddam Hussein Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA423333
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 F833i

Hoffman, Donald L.  Gauging Provincial Reconstruction Team Effectiveness.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2008.  167 p.
Suggests applying decision analysis techniques to existing Stability, Security, Transition and Reconstructions (SSTR) operations to develop a means of measuring PRT program effectiveness.  Iraq's PRT program is mentioned. 
Also available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/RIMS/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=researchproject&objectid=33344d6a-e29a-4f02-82a1-671d553c4b8a
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 H6992g

Kelley, Stephanie R.  Rumors in Iraq:   A Guide to Winning Hearts and Minds.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2004.  71 p.  (Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California)
Describes rumor theory and its usefulness to assist with operations in Iraq.  Author analyzed over ten months of rumors in Baghdad .  These rumors suggested specific Iraqi fears that are inhibiting cooperation with US counterinsurgency efforts.  Also discusses the differences in American and Arab cultural communication styles and offers some suggestions for remedies tailored for Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA427257
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 K298r

Kimmel, Scott D.  Buying Broken Goods:  Iraqi Energy Infrastructure Reconstruction.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2009.  29 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 K49b

Llantero, Ferdinand F.  Non-Kinetic Operations:  The Challenges in Rebuilding Iraq's Infrastructure and Capacity.  Quantico, VA, U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College, 2008.  37 p.
"Describes several challenges in reconstructing Iraq's electrical system infrastructure in order to restore the basic essential services to Iraqi people and return the country's stability." - Executive Summary.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA491579
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41886-71 L791n

Lyhne, Henrik.  Rebuilding Iraq:  The Danish Interagency Strategy.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  22 p.
"Analyzes the current Danish interagency strategy for the reconstruction of Iraq in order to evaluate whether the Danish efforts are well spent and likely to achieve the identified objectives." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA468977
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 L984r

McLay, Sean C.  Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) - A Panacea for What Ails Iraq?   Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2007.  34 p.
"Offers tactical, operational, and strategic recommendations for optimizing the PRT construct as a tool for stability and reconstruction operations in Iraq and future conflicts." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/RIMS/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=researchproject&objectid=9f222715-6923-4249-a55c-237f8feaf0cd (Scroll down to "Download Paper")
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 M478p

Powers, Richard A.  An Effective Framework for Stabilization and Reconstruction:  Kosovo or Iraq?  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 2003.  1 vol.
"Explores the socio-political aspects of Kosovo and Iraq that must be accounted for in the reconstruction, the strengths and weaknesses of the structure of the peacekeeping force in Kosovo, and some factors that should be considered by USCENTCOM’s interim reconstruction effort in Iraq." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA420285
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41662 P8881e

Poyraz, Hasan Ertan.  Neglected Issues and Possible Strategies for the Iraqi Economy after the 2003 Invasion.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2008.  91 p.  (Thesis, Master of Arts in National Security Studies, Naval Postgraduate School)
"This thesis emphasizes the required remedies for a better Iraqi economy, and possible future expectations from U.S. decision makers." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA493972
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 P892n

Quillin, Timothy W.  Transition from Combat to Stability Operations:  Unity of Effort.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2009.  26 p.
Examines how unity of effort effects the transition from combat to stability and reconstruction operations.
Iraq as case study, pp 8-18.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA499138
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 Q6t

Ruch, Robert J.  Lessons on a Shelf.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2009.  30 p.
"Reveals that many of the lessons learned in Vietnam were relearned in Iraq, particularly those dealing with unity of effort." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA500911
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 R899L

Turner, Clarence D.  U.S. Reconstruction Strategy in Iraq.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 5, 2007.  22 p.
The author reiterates that "it will take some strategic patience for the security situation to develop sufficiently so that a full-scale reconstruction effort can take root." -Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA469634
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 T945u

Wagner, Rolf.  "Virtual Victory":  The Influence of "Post" Modern Warfare on Post Conflict Operations:  Is Defeat Necessary to Start "Phase IV".  Fort Leavenworth, KS, School of Advanced Military Studies, Army Command and General Staff College, 2004.  51 p.
"Analyzes the interrelationship between new way the US forces will fight their wars in future -- effects based operations (EBO) with network centered forces (NCO) -- and the challenges after the major combat operations (MCO) ended." - Abstract.
Influence of New Kind of Warfare on the War in Iraq, pp 33-37.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA435839
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42022-2 W1341v

Walker, James A.  A Comparison of the Democratic Security Policy in Colombia and Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2009.  59 p.  (Thesis, Master of Arts in Security Studies, Naval Postgraduate School)
"Examines the strengths and weaknesses of both the DSP (Democratic Security Policy) in Colombia and the PRTs (Provincial Reconstruction Team) in Iraq to determine their effectiveness, as well as which methods, strategies, and practices might be transferable to other SSTR (Stability, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction) environments." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA509066
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 W1811c

Willsborgstede, Pamela Y.  Defining a Framework for Reconstruction.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2004.  26 p.
This paper "posits that the international community can use the elements of reparations to develop a common language for reconstruction that avoids the negative...." - Abstract.
The current efforts in Iraq are mentioned throughout the report.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA424116
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 W7421d


Periodicals


Axe, David.  On Its Own:  The Iraqi Navy in 2005.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 131:24-36 August 2005.
Reports that the Iraqi Navy is capable of protecting the nation's ports and shipping.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=17850625&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Bader-Blau, Shawna.  Iraqi Unions vs. Big Oil.  Middle East Report 243:16-21 Summer 2007.

Biddle, Stephen and others.  How to Leave a Stable Iraq.  Foreign Affairs 87:40-58 September-October 2008.
"Discusses the Iraq War and offer solutions for leaving a peaceful and stable Iraq and the steps taken by the Iraqi people to govern and police themselves effectively through units such as the Iraqi National Police." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33914646&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Bremer, Paul L. and others.  Early Days in Iraq:  Decisions of the CPA.  Survival 50:21-56 August-September 2008.
"The record of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) during its 14 months in Iraq is examined and critiqued in the light of best practices developed in other post-conflict operations over the last 60 years." - Abstract from Author.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=33563505&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Brinkley, Paul A.  Restoring Hope:  Economic Revitalization in Iraq Moves Forward.  Military Review 88:8-17 March-April 2008.
Discusses Iraq's key economic elements.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1458719651&sid=4&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Building Better Healthcare.  Military Engineer 97:64-65 November-December 2005.

Bush, George W.  Remarks Following a Video Teleconference with Iraq Provincial Reconstruction Team Leaders and Brigade Combat Commanders and an Exchange with Reporters.  Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 44:36-39 January 14, 2008.
"Discusses the key elements in the strategy in Iraq including a surge of additional troops into Iraq, a surge of operations that began in June 2007, and a surge of Provincial Reconstruction Teams." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=28810601&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Byman, Daniel and Pollack, Kenneth.  Keeping the Lid on.  National Interest 89:58-65 May-June 2007.
"Calls on the U.S. to craft a plan for containing the Iraqi civil war." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=25143514&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Campbell, Matthew D.  NGOs in CMO.  Field Artillery, pp 19-21, March-April 2007.
With the shortage of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to make positive changes in Iraq a large number of humanitarian operations fell on the shoulders of the Coalition Forces also called as civil-military operations (CMO).
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1278238461&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Cancian, Mark.  Let's Get Serious about Stability.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 130:32-36 December 2004.
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Casey, George W., Jr.  United Commitment:  Iltizam Mushtarak.  Army 56:97-98+ October 2006.
"The government is pursuing a policy of national dialogue and working to widen political participation within a constitutional framework to build a free, pluralistic and democratic Iraq." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1147291111&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Dobbins, James.  Preparing for Nation-Building.  Survival 48:27-40 Autumn 2006.
"Preparation for nation-building requires that responsible political leaders consult both with regional and functional experts, those who know why the society in question descended into conflict and those who know from experience elsewhere how to put such societies back together." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0039-6338&volume=48&issue=3&spage=27

Donahue, Scott F. and Higgins, Daniel L.  Building Civil Capacity in Iraq.  Engineer 39:53-58 May-August 2009.
Documents the Multinational Corps-Iraq's (MNC-I) best practices and lessons learned to successfully transition civil capacity in Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1877651991&sid=7&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Dube, Nicole C.  The Reconstruction Effort:  The Role of Utilities Engineers in the Reconstruction Effort in Iraq.  Marine Corps Gazette 90:18-21 June 2006.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1050518181&sid=5&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Dunn, David Hastings and Futter, Andrew.  Short-Term Tactical Gains and Long-Term Strategic Problems:  The Paradox of the US Troop Surge in Iraq.  Defence Studies 10, nos. 1-2:195-214 March-June 2010.
Section titled "Indigenous Developments and Ephemeral Tactical Success:  How Stability Was Achieved in Iraq", pp 197-201.
Also available online at:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14702430903377977

Edwards, Brian.  Equipping the Iraqi Security Forces.  Army Logistician 37:22-23 May-June 2005.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=839110191&sid=6&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

El-Khawas, Mohamed A.  Nation Building in War Zone:  The US Record in Iraq, 2003-2007.  Mediterranean Quarterly 19:42-62 Winter 2008.
Examines number of factors that led to what the author characterizes as chaos in Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=29990707&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Eliah, Elaine.  Winning over Al Anbar Province:  Can Construction Efforts Help Stabilization Efforts in Iraq's 'Wild West'.  Marine Corps Gazette 91:31-32 February 2007.
Shows the importance of engaging assistance of the local sheiks to win over an ally and to enhance that ally's support among his followers by making him a community leader who brings benefits home.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1214293131&sid=7&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Engineers in Action.  Military Engineer 96:58-59 September-October 2004.
U.S. builds new Iraqi bases.

Feith, Douglas J.  Iraq:  One Year Later.  United States Department of Defense Speeches, pp 1-7, May 4, 2004.
Speech by Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Douglas J. Feith to the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington, D.C. on May 4, 2004.
Also available online at:  http://www.defense.gov/speeches/speech.aspx?speechid=115

Fournier, Suzanne.  Rebuilding Iraq.  Soldiers 63:28-29 March 2008.
Discusses the reconstruction efforts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Gulf Region Division across Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1454654781&sid=5&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Gould, Nani.  Army Engineers Help Restore Iraqi Wetlands.  Engineer 34:9 October-December 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=801916981&sid=1&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Gould, Nani and Hanbali, Fauqaz.  Army Engineers Develop Model to Support Iraqi Water Management.  Engineer 34:10-11+ October-December 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=801917141&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Greenstock, Jeremy.  Security in Iraq.  RUSI Journal 149:10-14 October 2004.
Based on remarks made at RUSI on September 23, 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=731131861&sid=5&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Gropman, Alan.  Reconstruction 101:  U.S. Must Master the Tools Needed to Mold Democracies.  Armed Forces Journal 141:42-44 April 2004.
Also available online at:  http://docs.newsbank.com/openurl?ctx_ver=z39.88-2004&rft_id=info:sid/iw.newsbank.com:AFNB:AFJB&rft_val_format=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&rft_dat=101FFD19CC0F5F87&svc_dat=InfoWeb:aggregated4&req_dat=0F56A02D68496F45

Gropman, Alan L.  Nation-Building:  Post-Conflict Reconstruction to Remain a Booming Business.  National Defense 93:26-27 September 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1559415221&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Holder, Ken.  Rebuilding Iraq.  Soldiers 61:26-29 November 2006.
Discusses how the Iraqi people in Southern Iraq slowly built their country with the help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Gulf Region.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1167651131&sid=3&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Huge Projects, Harsh Lessons.  Government Executive 39:12+ April 15 2007.
"Highlights the management deficiencies in the Iraq Reconstruction project, citing the findings of a report by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=24888047&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hunter, Pam and Buckley, Bruce.  Iraq Embassy Project, Bechtel Contract Scrutinized.  ENR:  Engineering News-Record 259:22+ August 6, 2007.
"Focuses on a hearing about construction problems at a temporary guard camp in Baghdad, Iraq, near the new U.S. Embassy compound." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=26245862&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hwang, Eui-Don.  Republic of Korea Forces in Iraq:  Peacekeeping and Reconstruction.  Military Review 85:27-31 November-December 2005.
"Focuses on the support given by the Republic of Korea to Iraqi reconstruction in September 2004.  Also details the duties rendered by Korean troops for Operation Iraqi Freedom." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=19983869&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Improving Sanitation Systems.  Military Engineer 97:76-77 May-June 2005.
Replacing inadequate sewage treatment systems helps prevent health hazards.

An Interview with Raymond T. Odierno.  Joint Force Quarterly No. 55:120-125 2009.
General Raymond T. Odierno, Commander of the U.S. Multi-National Force in Iraq, in an interview, cited the short and long-term progress of the U.S, combat forces in Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=44242098&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Jesness, Brian D.  Soldiers Construct Truck Stop, School in Southern Iraq Village.  National Guard. 61:32-33 July 2007.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1318303361&sid=2&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Khalilzad, Zalmay.  Lessons from Afghanistan and Iraq.  Journal of Democracy 21:41-49 July 2010.
"After almost ten years of complex and costly efforts to build democracy in these two countries, where do things stand?  What lay behind the critical choices that shaped events in these places, and what are their current prospects for success?" - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_democracy/v021/21.3.khalilzad.html

Kitfield, James.  The Hard Work of Reconstruction.  National Journal 40:30 April 26, 2008.
Excerpt of an interview of Henrietta Fore, Administrator of USAID on Iraq Reconstruction.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33223427&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Knights, Michael.  Emigre' Shia Stress Iraqi Identity.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 1-4, August 2007.
Examines how the return of Iraq's Shia Muslims are affecting Iraq's political landscape.
Also available online at:  http://www4.janes.com/subscribe/jiaa/doc_view.jsp

Kreps, Sara.  American Grand Strategy after Iraq.  Orbis 53:629-645 Fall 2009.

Krieger, Zvika.  Iraq's Universities Near Collapse.  Chronicle of Higher Education, pp A35-A39, May 18, 2007.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1283158991&sid=6&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Lacher, Wolfram.  Iraq:  Exception to, or Epitome of Contemporary Post-Conflict Reconstruction?  International Peacekeeping 14:237-250 April 2007.
"This article argues that whether Iraq is an exception to, or the epitome of post-conflict reconstruction depends on the genealogy one attributes to the latter." -Abstract from Author.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=24471436&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Landes, Laura.  Follow the Money:  The Army Finance Corps and Iraqi Financial Independence.  Military Review 88:85-91 March-April 2008.
Points out how the different agencies such as International Monetary Fund, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Commander's Emergency Response Program (CERP), World Bank and others are conducting programs to foster Iraqi financial independence.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1458719731&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Lewis, David F. and others.  Spreading the Seeds of Business Process:  The Reconstruction of Iraq and the Creation of Global Market Opportunities.  Contract Management 47:46-48 October 2007.
"The rebuilding of the infrastructure and social system of Iraq has created unique opportunities for the US and approximately 30 coalition partners." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1361057091&sid=10&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Montgomery, John D. and Rondinelli, Dennis A.  A Path to Reconstruction:  Proverbs of Nation-Building.  Harvard International Review 26:26-29 Summer 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=671614031&sid=10&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Moore, Robert T.  Rebuilding Iraq with Alternative Energy Solutions.  Engineer 39:38-39 September-December 2009.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1951937221&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Nordlinger, Jay.  'A Fragile State':  Impressions from Iraq.  National Review 60:42-46 November 3, 2008.
The author contends that Iraq is still fragile but it shows sign that it will improve more if the coalition forces stay longer.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34853661&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Odierno, Raymond T.  Historic Milestones Towards a Sovereign, Stable and Self-Reliant Iraq.  Army 59:109-113 October 2009.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1881026241&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

O'Neill, Conor.  Terrorism, Insurgency and the Military Response from South Armagh to Falluja:  Northern Ireland in the 1970s and Post-Conflict Iraq in Comparative Perspective.  RUSI Journal 149:22-25 October 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=731131871&sid=8&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Parenti, Christian.  Iraq:  Who Will Get the Oil?  Nation 284:11+ March 19, 2007.
"The Iraqi Cabinet has approved a draft of a free-market hydrocarbons law that would allow foreign companies to profit from Iraqi petroleum." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24203593&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Parker, Christopher and Moore, Pete W.  The War Economy of Iraq.  Middle East Report 37:6-15 Summer 2007.

Pascual, Carlos and Pollack, Kenneth M.  The Critical Battles:  Political Reconciliation and Reconstruction in Iraq.  Washington Quarterly 30:7-19 Summer 2007.
The author states that "to improve Iraq's condition and sustain the stability U.S. should help Iraq to achieve peace, and rebuild Iraq's capacity for self-governance." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=25291252&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Peck, Fred.  Somalia, Afghanistan:  A Script for Reconstruction of Iraq.  Sea Power 46:78-81 April 2003.
"The US experience of Somalia provides a searing reminder of the need for careful advance planning and a long term commitment by the United States before US military and civil agencies embark on humanitarian relief or reconstruction." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=330301751&sid=7&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Peters, Katherine McIntire.  Contractor General.  Government Executive 39:20+ August 15, 2007.
Brig Gen Michael J. Walsh, commander of the Corps of Engineers' Gulf Region Division in Baghdad, talks about the US-funded reconstruction projects in Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1331099961&sid=12&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Peters, Katherine McIntire.  Moving On:  After Record-Breaking Spending, the Iraq Project and Contracting Office Closes Shop.  Government Executive 39:15-16 June 15, 2007.
Discusses how the Iraq Project and Contracting Office (PCO) has allocated all the funds for which it was responsible and completed hundreds of projects, resulting to its closing down.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1301930011&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Pillai, Chad M.  Tal Afar and Ar Ramadi:  Grass Roots Reconstruction.  Military Review 89:33-39 March-April 2009.
"Highlights some tactical concepts developed and applied in Tal Afar and Ar Ramadi that, if successfully sustained, could lead to a stable Iraq and offers guidelines for future U.S. nation-building efforts." - Abstract.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=37223110&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Pollack, Kenneth M.  The Battle for Baghdad.  National Interest  No. 103:8-17 September-October 2009.
Explores the social and political conditions in Iraq.  Examines the resurgence of Iraqi nationalism and what this means for the United States.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=43942879&site=ehost-live

Pollack, Kenneth M.  Civil Defense:  Iraq Needs a Surge in Bureaucrats.  New Republic 236:24-25 May 21, 2007.
Argues that U.S. success in the Iraq War hinges on a successful civilian reconstruction program.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=25049414&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Rathmell, Andrew.  Planning Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Iraq:  What Can We Learn?  International Affairs 81:1013-1038 October 2005.
"Discusses the challenges of post-conflict reconstruction planning and mission management and assesses what happened under the CPA (Coalition Provisional Authority)." - Abstract from Author.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=buh&AN=18698782&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq.  Third World Quarterly 26, nos. 4-5:entire issue 2005.
Offers sixteen articles of various authors concerning the Iraq Reconstruction.

Render, Aaron T.  Saba Al Bor -- A City Reborn.  Army 57:34-36 January 2007.
Describes the reconstruction projects throughout Saba Al Bor, about 20 kilometers northwest of Baghdad.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1192842701&sid=9&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Ricks, Thomas E.  Too Little, Too Late?  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 132:48-53 August 2006.
Book excerpt from "Fiasco:  The American Military Adventure in Iraq", pp 413-429 (Book call no.:  956.70443 R539f).
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Scutro, Andrew.  Band of Builders:  Convoys, Construction among Sailors' Many Projects in Iraq.  Navy Times 56:14-16 December 11, 2006.
Also available online at:  http://docs.newsbank.com/openurl?ctx_ver=z39.88-2004&rft_id=info:sid/iw.newsbank.com:AFNB:NVTB&rft_val_format=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&rft_dat=1161F77CA404F668&svc_dat=InfoWeb:aggregated4&req_dat=0F56A02D68496F45

Securing Iraq.  Military Engineer 99:66-67 January-February 2007.
"U.S. military engineers in Iraq are working to help Iraqi natives improve border security."

Smith, John J.  Rebuilding Iraq.  Officer 80:34-38 September 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=702360661&sid=8&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Smith, Pamela Ann.  Iraq's Uphill Struggle to Woo Investors.  Middle East No. 402:33-37 July 2009.
"Focuses on Iraq as one of the promising emerging global markets with the third-largest oil reserves in the world.  It states that Iraq's new National Investment Commission (NIC) has promoted foreign investment and trade to attract for the reconstruction and development until 2015." - Abstract.
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Sovacool, Benjamin and Halfon, Saul.  Reconstructing Iraq:  Merging Discourses of Security and Development.  Review of International Studies 33:223-243 April 2007.
"Argues that reconstruction is an emerging discourse of international politics that merges security and development discourses in powerful and troubling ways." - Abstract from Author.

Stanton, Paul.  Unit Immersion in Mosul:  Establishing Stability in Transition.  Military Review 86, Special Edition,Counterinsurgency Reader:169-179 October 2006.
"Tactical units living and working with the population "provide the flexibility to gather and disseminate information, influence host-nation political development, and neutralize threat activity." - Abstract.
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Steele, Dennis.  The Elections:  Step 1, Build a New Army.  Army 55:22+ May 2005.
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Steele, Dennis.  The Elections:  Step 3, Protect the Voting Sites.  Army 55:28+ May 2005.
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Steele, Dennis.  The Gated Community:  Giving an Iraqi Town a Second Chance.  Army 56:24-26+ September 2006.
Notes the importance of communication and interaction with the Iraqis to get information and cooperation.
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Steele, Dennis.  Helping Iraq:  A Block-by-Block Battle.  Army 54:42-44 September 2004.
Discusses how Block-by-Block Program, a plan to clean up and repair one single city block at a time, is accomplished in rebuilding Sadr City.
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Steele, Dennis.  Taming a Town.  Army 56:34-37 August 2006.
Describes how U.S. soldiers keep peace in the Sunni farm village while helping them rebuild their village which was once a hotbed of insurgency controlled by terrorists.
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Steele, Dennis.  Two Views of Reconstruction.  Army 54:34-36+ September 2004.
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Steele, Jonathan.  A War Fated to Fail:  America's False Template in Iraq.  World Policy Journal 25:80-88 Spring 2008.
"The author presents his perspectives on the Iraq War and that the Americans and Paul Brenner, in charge of the reconstruction, followed the post-invasion template for Germany and Japan after World War II." - Abstract.
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Stone, Peter H.  Iraq Contractors on Defense.  National Journal 39:76-77 March 3, 2007.
"Discusses the issue of fraud and mismanagement of U.S. funds for reconstruction projects in Iraq." - Abstract.
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Stone, Peter H.  The Watchdogs.  National Journal 39:30-35 May 12, 2007.
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Synnott, Hilary.  State-Building in Southern Iraq.  Survival 47:33-35 Summer 2005.
Discusses the challenges faced by the Coalition Provisional Authority in rebuilding Iraq.

Tan, Michelle.  Engineers Look to Iraqis to Lead Rebuilding in '07.  Army Times 67:10 October 2, 2006.
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Terry, James P.  Stabilization Operations:  A Successful Strategy for Postconflict ManagementJoint Force Quarterly No. 58:45-47 2010.
Focuses on the stabilization and reconstruction operations in Iraq and Afghanistan initiated by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).  These initiatives are parts of the strategy for post-conflict management in these two nations.  Discusses the roadmap to these initiatives.
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Training for the Future.  Military Engineer 97:56-57 July-August 2005.
"American engineers pass on their knowledge and expertise to help Iraqi A/E/C professionals build safely and prosper."

Trebilcock, Craig T.  The Modern Seven Pillars of Iraq.  Army 57:25-26+ February 2007.
The author emphasizes the importance of incorporating the seven pillars (lessons) of Iraqi culture to future U.S. policies and tactics in order to have a chance for success in reconstruction and stability operations.
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Walker, Larry D.  Stabilization Reconstruction.  Military Engineer 99:51-52 May-June 2007.

Wengrowski, Bruno S. and Lumer, Mark.  The Reconstruction of Iraq:  Creating Contracting and Business Opportunities for Coalition Countries.  Defense AT&L 34:50-53 July-August 2005.
"Focuses on the effort of U.S. government with participating coalition partners to transform Iraq into its political and economic stability. " - Abstract.
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Wolfowitz, Paul.  Testimony on Iraq Reconstruction.  United States Department of Defense Speeches, pp 1-14, May 22, 2003.
Testimony prepared for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Washington, DC, May 22, 2003.
Also available online at:  http://www.defense.gov/speeches/speech.aspx?speechid=410

Wry, Robert O., Jr.  Baghdad:  Help Wanted.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 131:45-47 January 2005.
Reports that Baghdad joint staffs are critically undermanned and overworked, and that the Navy should provide more support in reconstruction and building security structure in Iraq.
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Yaphe, Judith S.  Iraq:  Are We There Yet?  Current History 107:403-409 December 2008.
"Examines the political developments in Iraq, which has managed to stay intact despite a violent insurgency." - Abstract.
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Zeman, P. M.  Goat-Grab Diplomacy in Iraq.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 131:20-25 November 2005.
"Focuses on the United States' current operations in Iraq where civil affairs is generally associated with all non-tactical operations that affect the local populace." - Abstract.
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Multimedia



Iraq for Sale:  The War Profiteers
.  New York, Disinformation Company, 2006.  1 videodisc (ca. 69 min.).
DVD call no.:  956.70443 I6517
 


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