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  • Iraq Study Group Report Recommendations
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    Iraq Study Group Report Recommendations

    Former Secretary Baker and Former Representative Hamilton testified about the report of the Iraq Study Group on its bipartisan effort to rethink military and political options in Iraq.…

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  • Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing
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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing

    Robert Gates testified about his nomination as Secretary of Defense. The hearing focused on the conduct of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the future U.S. military role in Iraq.…

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  • Security Threats in Iraq and Afghanistan
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    Security Threats in Iraq and Afghanistan

    General Hayden and General Maples testified at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on operations in Iraq and future military commitment to the region. They spoke about the security…

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  • Military Operations in Iraq
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    Military Operations in Iraq

    General Abizaid testified about U.S. military operations in Iraq, security concerns in the country, the state of sectarian violence, and future U.S. strategy in the region. In his testimony…

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  • Iraq Afghanistan and the War on Terrorism
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    Iraq, Afghanistan, and the War on Terrorism

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and efforts to combat terrorism. Witnesses testified about new troop deployments in Iraq, the…

    420 views
  • Iraq Reconstruction Contracting
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    Iraq Reconstruction Contracting

    Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen testified about a report on problems with contracting in Iraq and proposed changes to try to prevent future waste, fraud and…

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  • Water Provisions to US Troops in Iraq
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    Water Provisions to U.S. Troops in Iraq

    Witnesses testified about the alleged failure of the Halliburton company to deliver clean water to U.S. troops fighting in Iraq. Topics included supposedly potable water that was not…

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  • US Policy in Iraq
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    U.S. Policy in Iraq

    Senator Dayton, member of the Armed Services Committee, spoke about the U.S. policy in Iraq. He discussed the defense authorization and appropriations bills scheduled in the Senate this week. The…

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  • Operations and Strategy in Iraq
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    Operations and Strategy in Iraq

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services held a meeting to receive testimony on “U.S. Military Strategy and Operations in Iraq.” Secretary Rumsfeld and other Department of Defense…

    326 views
  • Contracting in Iraq
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    Contracting in Iraq

    The Senate Democratic Policy Committee held an oversight hearing on waste, fraud, and abuse in U.S. Government Contracting in Iraq. Witnesses gave testimony about the allegation that…

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  • Prisoner Abuse Investigations
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    Prisoner Abuse Investigations

    Witnesses testified before the committee about the recent prisoner abuse scandal in Iraq. They discussed their investigations into prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib. Witnesses asserted that the abuses were not…

    325 views
  • Iraq Force Commander Nomination
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    Iraq Force Commander Nomination

    General Casey testified about his qualifications to be the first commander of the Multinational Force-Iraq, a new position established to oversee U.S. and coalition military activities in…

    56 views
  • Transition to Sovereignty in Iraq
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    Transition to Sovereignty in Iraq

    Defense and State Department officials testified about the transition of sovereignty in Iraq scheduled for June 30. Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz described his recent trip to Iraq and praised…

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  • Treatment of Iraqi Prisoners
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    Treatment of Iraqi Prisoners

    Military commanders testified about reports on mistreatment of prisoners held in Iraq by U.S. forces. Among the issues they addressed were the abuses at Abu Ghraib prison, the policies…

    360 views
  • Military Operations in Afghanistan and Iraq
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    Military Operations in Afghanistan and Iraq

    Officials testified about military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and about reconstruction efforts in those countries. Among the topics they addressed were current troop levels, the role of…

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  • Lessons from Operation Iraqi Freedom
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    Lessons from Operation Iraqi Freedom

    Secretary Rumsfeld and General Franks testified about Operation Iraqi Freedom and lessons learned from military operations in Iraq. Among the issues they addressed were force levels, the…

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  • Situation in Iraq
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    Situation in Iraq

    Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee talked to reporters about their recent trip to Iraq and about both military and reconstruction efforts in the country. Following their remarks…

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