Iraq Withdrawal Highlights the Need for Smart Power

Kevin H. Govern

Ave Maria School of Law; California University of Pennsylvania; John Jay College

December 13, 2011

JURIST Forum, December 13, 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law says that the pending withdrawal of US forces from Iraq and the challenges to maintaining security in that country and in the region requires a new strategy in dealing with the region to address security concerns amid likely cuts to the US defense budget.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 4

Keywords: Military, Diplomacy, Smart Power, Iraq, Afghanistan, Security Strategy, Defense Spending, Budget, Combined, Interagency

JEL Classification: H56

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Date posted: June 26, 2012  

Suggested Citation

Govern, Kevin H., Iraq Withdrawal Highlights the Need for Smart Power (December 13, 2011). JURIST Forum, December 13, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2093445

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