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Iraq: Scars and Exile
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Report to Congress on the Situation in Iraq, General David H. Petreaus, September 10-11, 2007 (PDF)
THE NEW YORK TIMES' coverage also includes the multimedia materials used by General Petraeus and analysis of Congressional reaction.
Ambassador Ryan Crocker's testimony to Congress, September 10, 2007
American Enterprise Institute
Frederick W. Kagan's study revisits suggestions from the Iraq Planning Group including an expanded diplomatic and military training effort could permit a significant reduction in American combat forces in Iraq.
The Brookings Institution
"Things Fall Apart: Containing the Spillover from an Iraqi Civil War," by Daniel L. Byman and
Kenneth M. Pollack warns "President George W. Bush has staked everything on one last-chance effort to quell the fighting and jumpstart a process of political reconciliation and economic reconstruction."
Center for a New American Security
"Phased Transition" a June 2007 report by James N. Miller and Shawn W. Brimley calls for "a realistic appraisal of America's enduring interests in Iraq."
Council on Foreign Relations
Among the recent reports by the Council are: "The Iraq Data Debate: Civilian Casualties from 2006 to 2007" and a Benchmark Assessment Report.
International Crisis Group (ICG)
The ICG's June 2007 report covers "Iraq: Sectarianism and Insurgency." Crisis Group distributes its reports by direct mail of printed reports and papers to over 4,100 senior policy-makers and the media.
TIMES Topics: Iraq Refugees
NEW YORK TIMES coverage includes on-the-ground reporting, statistics and stories of many of the displaced.
"U.S. short of pace to reach Iraqi refugee goal,"
Perla Trevizo, CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS, February 13, 2008. "Ambassador James Foley, senior coordinator on Iraqi refugee issues, said 375 Displaced Iraqis arrived in the United States in January, bringing the total for this fiscal year to 1,432...To meet the goal of 12,000 resettlements, the government would have to resettle 10,568 Displaced Iraqis between now and the end of the fiscal year in September, figures show."
U.S. Resettlement Plan Stalled for Iraqis in Syria
Deborah Amos, NPR, September 18, 2007. Displaced Iraqis in Syria are paying the price of strained Syrian-U.S. relations. More than 2 million Iraqis have fled to Syria, Jordan and other Middle East countries. The Bush administration pledges resettling them to the United States, but for Iraqis in Syria, the U.S. resettlement program is stalled.
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
The IOM's Iraq project focuses on aiding internally displaced persons its 2007 mid-year report finds "Iraq is experiencing the worst human displacement of its history, with almost 2.2 million persons displaced within its borders and an additional two million who have fled the country to the surrounding region. This mass displacement is fast becoming a regional and ultimately international crisis."
United Nations High Committee on Refugees (UNHCR)
The UNHCR's Iraq mission reports: "incessant violence across much of Iraq's central and southern regions has forced tens of thousands of people to leave their homes every month."