ABSTRACT

United States Government Operations in Iraq   [open pdf - 101KB]

A National Security Presidential Directive (NSPD) signed by President Bush on May 11 defines the organization and structure of the U.S. presence in Iraq that will replace the Coalition Provisional Authority following the planned transition to Iraqi sovereignty by June 30. The NSPD establishes a State Department-controlled Iraq Reconstruction Management Office (IRMO) "to facilitate the transition in Iraq" as well as another entity within the Defense Department called the Project and Contracting Office (PCO) "to provide acquisition and project management support." The directive was first reported by the New York Times on May 14. But as is the case with almost all Bush Administration NSPDs, the full text has not been made publicly available by the White House. A copy was obtained by Secrecy News from a U.S. government source.

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Date:
2004-05-11
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Secrecy News: http://www.fas.org/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
Source:
FAS Project on Government Secrecy (June 17, 2004), v.2004, no. 56
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