The Surge in Iraq Persuasive Essay by ResearchRiter

The Surge in Iraq
An analysis of the effect of the 2007 American troop surge on the Iraq War.
# 125142 | 1,750 words | 17 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (U.S.) , Hot Topics (Iraq Wars)

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The paper examines the effect of the 2007 American troop surge on the Iraq conflict, and then reveals that although the surge plan appears to have reduced casualties and bolstered security, it has done so at the cost of long-term effective government in Iraq. After framing the problem, the paper shows that the only solution is to integrate the Army and eventually withdraw.

From the Paper:

"The war in Iraq presents the United States and the world with a series of multi-faceted problems. Currently there is so much factionalism between Kurds, Sunnis and Shiite, that the central government is incapable of reigning in violent Al Qaeda groups. These groups in some cases work in tandem with Iraqis enraged over the U.S. occupation. A conflict already unique because of these ethnic and ideological divides was made even more complex in January 2007, when President Bush announced a troop surge of more..."

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