U.S.-Iraw Withdrawal/Status of Forces Agreement: Issues for Congressional Oversight

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This report begins by discussing the historical legal framework governing U.S. military operations in
Iraq. The report then provides a general background as to the contents of agreements traditionally considered Status of Forces Agreements (SOFAs). Finally, the report discusses specific aspects of the SOFA, highlighting issues that may require continued congressional oversight.

Creator(s): Mason, Chuck R.
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Creation Date: July 13, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 13, 2009
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Iraq
Description:

This report begins by discussing the historical legal framework governing U.S. military operations in
Iraq. The report then provides a general background as to the contents of agreements traditionally considered Status of Forces Agreements (SOFAs). Finally, the report discusses specific aspects of the SOFA, highlighting issues that may require continued congressional oversight.

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14 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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