Troop Levels in the Afghan and Iraq Wars, FY2001-FY2012: Cost and Other Potential Issues

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In February and March 2009, the Obama Administration announced its overall plans to increase troop levels in Afghanistan and decrease troop levels in Iraq for 2009 through 2011. Using several Department of Defense (DOD) data reports, this report describes, analyzes, and estimates deployed troop strength from the 9/11 attacks to FY2012 to provide Congress with a tool to assess current and future DOD war funding requests; implications for the U.S. military presence in the region; and deployment burdens on individual service members and each of the services.

Creator(s): Belasco, Amy
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Creation Date: July 2, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Belasco, Amy

Specialist in U.S. Defense Policy and Budget

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 2, 2009
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Afghanistan
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Iraq
From 2001 to 2012
Description:

In February and March 2009, the Obama Administration announced its overall plans to increase troop levels in Afghanistan and decrease troop levels in Iraq for 2009 through 2011. Using several Department of Defense (DOD) data reports, this report describes, analyzes, and estimates deployed troop strength from the 9/11 attacks to FY2012 to provide Congress with a tool to assess current and future DOD war funding requests; implications for the U.S. military presence in the region; and deployment burdens on individual service members and each of the services.

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67 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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