172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team

The next unit, the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, was scheduled to depart in August. The decision to let the troops go had to be made in July, since they would be loading their nineteen-ton armored vehicles onto trailers and trucking them to Kuwait. Chiarelli recommended delaying their departure, but …

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Baquba in 2006

Most heartrending of all, local and tactical successes were scored again and again all over the country, sometimes more than once in the same area, which then unraveled. One officer came close to tears upon returning to Baquba in 2006 to see that his unit’s progress had come undone …

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The Digital Marketing Landscape

Enterprises can only survive in the free economy if they fight for comparative as well as competitive advantages. To do this, they need products or services that are tailored to customer needs, and profit-oriented organizations need a solid customer base and potential new customers. The times in which word-of-mouth propaganda …

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Sumaidaie and the CPA’s missteps

Sumaidaie cringed as the CPA’s missteps continued. He could not believe they disbanded the ministry of information. “We need some organ or channel to put out our message. We kept asking for a channel,” he said. The Pentagon hired large defense contractors, first Science Applications International Corporation and then …

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