Tuesday, February 12, 2008

More information on the Iraq Security Forces

Michael Yon has RUBs: Dinner with General Dubik posted which is pretty informative on the ISF. RUBS, for those unfamiliar with Yon's work, are Raw Unedited and Barely Spell checked, as he types them up on the fly between missions.
  • Tuesday, 12 February 2008

    [Baghdad] One of the most important measures of progress in Iraq is the development of the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF). In order for our troops to draw down without squandering the tremendous recent gains, Iraqis must be able to govern and protect their own country. There are conflicting reports concerning the ISF’s capability and reliability. Understanding that this is a complex issue which depends to a great extent on projections, predictions and interpretations rather than hard facts, I will describe the situation as I see it.

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