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Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience (Paperback)

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Over the past five years, the United States has provided nearly fifty billion dollars for the relief and reconstruction of Iraq. This unprecedented rebuilding program, implemented after the March 2003 invasion, was developed to restore Iraqs essential services, build Iraqs security forces, create a market-based economy, and establish a democratic governmentall in pursuit of U.S. interests in a stable and free Iraq. Did the U.S. rebuilding program achieve its objectives? Was the money provided well-spent or wasted? What lessons have we learned from the experience? Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience, a report from the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR), answers these and other important questions by presenting a comprehensive history of the U.S. program, chiefly derived from SIGIRs body of extensive oversight work in Iraq, hundreds of interviews with key figures involved with the reconstruction program, and thousands of docu


Publisher Us Independent Agencies and Commissions
Mfg Part# 9780160808173
SKU 210666571
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0160808170
Release Date 2/1/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0456
Publisher Us Independent Agencies and Commissions
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