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5 Point Essay



The Iraq War is center stage in American government. Exit polls suggest this issue weighed heavily in the minds of voters in the 2006 mid-term election. It seems that America's wish for a change of course for U.S. foreign policy, but what adjustment should we make?

This project asks you to exam U.S. polices in Iraq and device a strategy that best serves the nation. Pretend that you have just been nominated to replace Donald Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense. What do you advise the President of the United States should do in Iraq?

Your job as the new Secretary of Defense is to research the topic, create a plan, present and defend your plan.

As you complete the assignment, please work to complete the following guidelines.