At the request of the Director of Policy Planning at the Department of State, this. 6.2(d) Intelligence Community Assessment (lCA) examines the internal dynamics of Iraq that will frame the challenges for whatever government succeeds the regime of Saddam Husayn. It discusses the main political, economic, humanitarian, and security issues inside Iraq that are likely to demand attention during approximately the first three to five years after Saddam departs. In particular, it looks at the prospects for representative government in Iraq and at the ethnic, tribal, and religious forces that will affect its development.
Principal Challenges in Post-Saddam Iraq, January 2003 [39 Pages, 22MB]