Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Voices of an Era.
Evaluating and Interpreting Primary Documents.
Chronology of the Iraq War.
Before the War.
1: A Translator’s Journey: Mohamed al-Shara on Leaving Iraq.
2: Congressional Resolution Supporting Use of Force against Iraq, October 16, 2002.
3: State of the Union Address, January 28, 2003.
The Invasion of Iraq: Operation Iraqi Freedom.
4: Brigade Commander and the Invasion: David Perkins.
5: Corps Staff and the Invasion: Russell Thadden and Stephen Hicks.
6: British Perspective in Basra: Johnny Austin.
7: The Close and Chaotic Fight for Invasion: David A. Miles.
8: Medal of Honor: Paul R. Smith, April 4, 2003.
9: Mission Accomplished: President Bush’s Remarks to the Crew of the USS Abraham Lincoln, May 1, 2003.
The Occupation (2003–2005).
10: Disbanding the Army: Coalition Provisional Authority Number 2, May 23, 2003.
11: Iraqi Advisor to U.S. Military Personnel: Nasier Abadi.
12: A Journalist’s Perspective on Combat: Ann Barnard.
13: Abu Ghraib, A Guard’s Perspective: Samuel J. Provance.
14: The Battle of Fallujah from a USMC Information Operations Perspective: Andy Dietz.
15: A Journalist’s Perspective on Combat (2): Ann Barnard.
16: Counterinsurgency from the Ground: John Nagl.
17: Perspective from the Commander of Multi-National Forces-Iraq: George Casey.
18: Iraqi Constitution: Preamble and Basic Rights, October 15, 2005.
Insurgency Grows or Civil War (2005–2006).
19: Noncommissioned Officer and the Close Fight: Hans Hull.
20: British Perspective in Basra (2): Johnny Austin.
21: Iraqi Advisor to U.S. Military Personnel (2): Nasier Abadi.
22: Training the Iraqi Security Forces: David Petraeus.
23: Perspectives on the Insurgency: Dan Darling.
24: Contractors in War—Blackwater: Erik Prince.
25: Political Efforts: George W. Bush and Nuri Al-Maliki.
The Surge and Beyond (2006–2009).
26: Field Manual 3–24: Counterinsurgency, 2006.
27: Telafar, the Example for Counterinsurgency: Paul Yingling.
28: Counter-IED: Brian Huskey.
29: Congressional Testimony: David Petraeus, September 10, 2007.
30: Military Transition Team Advising the Iraqi Security Forces: Mark Hull.
31: British Perspective in Basra (3): Stephen Campbell.
32: Brigade Commander in Sadr City: John Hort.
33: Status of Forces Agreement, November 17, 2008.
A New Administration and Withdrawal: Operation New Dawn (2009–2011).
34: A New Policy: Barack Obama.
35: Confusion in Language: Mohamed al-Shara.
36: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)/Drones: Albert Scaperotto.
37: End of Combat Operations: Barack Obama.
38: Defense Secretary at the End: Leon Panetta.
39: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Ashley Pullen.
40: Sexual Assaults: Kirsten Gillibrand.
41: WikiLeaks: John Conyers Jr., and Louie Gohmert.
Appendix 1: Biographical Sketches of Important Individuals Mentioned in the Text.
Appendix 2: Glossary of Terms Mentioned in the Text.
About the Author.