Address one of the following questions in a minimum 1000 word essay, per
instructions in the syllabus (including citations, thesis, etc.). Note:
Failure to use the required reading thoroughly and in detail (specifics,
facts, and examples from the Hooker reading) will likely prevent your paper
from earning a grade better than a D or C.
Important note: This is not an assignment about the strategic assessments
(NIE) related to WMD in Iraq. This assignment is specifically about
intelligence support to the operational planning for the invasion of Iraq.
(1) From your assigned readings (Hooker) and additional outside relevant
research identify the key issues and problems in intelligence support to the
development of the series of Iraq War plans that culminated in OIF.
Enumerate and expand upon the key lessons learned from this experience.
-OR-
(2) From the required readings (Hooker) and external relevant research
identify the areas where intelligence support to the development of the
series of Iraq War plans that culminated in OIF were generally successful.
What contributed to this success?
Link:
https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/shaping-the-plan-for-operation-iraqi-freedom-the-role-of-military-intellige