Archive for September, 2007

A U.S. Mission Shift In Iraq?

By Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security Newswire © National Journal Group Inc. In his testimony before House and Senate panels this week, Army Gen. David Petraeus urged a deliberative approach to shifting security responsibilities to the nascent Iraqi army, but it is not clear he will have the last word on timing. Some top military […]

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Issues and Ideas – Rehabilitating Iraqi Insurgents

Elaine M. Grossman © National Journal Group, Inc. The United States holds nearly 20,000 suspected insurgents in detention at Camp Bucca in southern Iraq and, on long days in the desert sun, the inmates can get restless. On May 14, restlessness turned into a riot. Detainees corralled inside huge compounds — where the only refuge […]

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