Study Undercuts Army Tactics A new report prepared for the U.S. Army on the invasion of Iraq cautions against viewing the "major combat" phase of the war as an endorsement of the Pentagon's emphasis on speed, precision and high-tech weaponry. The still-unreleased report from the Strategic Studies Institute argues that the Iraqi army's ineptitude played a large role in the fall of Iraq's government. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.
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Army Study is Wary of Successes of Iraq War

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Army Study is Wary of Successes of Iraq War

Army Study is Wary of Successes of Iraq War

Army Study is Wary of Successes of Iraq War

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A new report prepared for the U.S. Army on the invasion of Iraq cautions against viewing the "major combat" phase of the war as an endorsement of the Pentagon's emphasis on speed, precision and high-tech weaponry. The still-unreleased report from the Strategic Studies Institute argues that the Iraqi army's ineptitude played a large role in the fall of Iraq's government. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.