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ID:

65

Date:

2005-08-18

Headline:

Prewar Memo Warned of Gaps in Iraq Plans; State Dept. Officials Voiced Concerns About Post-Invasion Security, Humanitarian Aid

Reporter's name:

Bradley Graham

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Washington Post

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

A month before the U.S. invaded Iraq, three State Department bureau chiefs sent a secret message to a superior warning of “serious planning gaps for post-conflict public security and humanitarian assistance,” according to a memo obtained under FOIA by the National Security Archive.

Keywords:

Iraq; U.S. invasion; post-invasion occupation


Agencies:

STATE

States:

US

Categories:

Iraq
military


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