Comprehensive Guide to AEI Articles, Analysis, and Events about the War in Iraq

Below is listed AEI commentary and analysis of events in Iraq leading up to war, what we can expect after, and the prospects for democratization.

For contact information and biographies of AEI experts who can comment on political, military, and economic aspects of the war in Iraq and the future of the Middle East, including Richard Perle, Danielle Pletka, Reuel Gerecht, Michael Ledeen, and Thomas Donnelly, go to http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.16450/news_detail.asp

For a copy of President Bush's speech before AEI on post-Saddam Iraq and Middle East peace, go to http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.16197/news_detail.asp

For questions about any of the materials listed below and contact information for experts that have appeared at AEI, please contact Molly McKew at [email protected] or 202-862-5872.

Road to War.. and Beyond:
Black Coffee Briefings on the War in Iraq

For transcripts and information on AEI's weekly Iraq briefing series, go to http://www.aei.org/events/seriesID.7/series_detail.asp
Events from this series have included:

Feb. 5th (including Anne Applebaum, Reuel Gerecht, Richard Perle, Michael Ledeen, Danielle Pletka, and Thomas Donnelly)
http://www.aei.org/events/eventID.232,filter./event_detail.asp (transcript available)

Feb. 25th (including Richard Perle, David Kay, Buster Glosson, Karlyn Bowman, and Danielle Pletka)
http://www.aei.org/event246 (transcript available)

March 4th (including Gary Milhollin, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Reuel Gerecht, Thomas Donnelly, and Danielle Pletka)
http://www.aei.org/event239 (transcript available)

March 11th (including Michael Vickers, Qubad Talabany, Radek Sikorski, Norman Ornstein, and Danielle Pletka)
http://www.aei.org/event240 (transcript and remarks by Mr. Talabany available)

March 18th (including Thomas Donnelly, Thomas Keaney, Gary Schmitt, and Michael Vickers)
http://www.aei.org/event241 (transcript and presentation of "The Geography of Conflict" coming soon)

March 21st (including Richard Perle, Michael Ledeen, Thomas Donnelly, and Radek Sikorski)
http://www.aei.org/event267 (transcript coming soon)


AEI's series on Rebuilding Post-Saddam Iraq

Materials from "The Day After: Planning for a Post-Saddam Iraq" (Oct. 3, 2002), including transcript, speaker biographies, and conference summary, as well as papers presented by Kanan Makiya ("A Model for Post-Saddam Iraq"), Bernard Lewis ("The Region After Saddam"), Ryszard Krystosik ("The Real Baghdad"), Patrick Clawson ("Oil and the Iraqi Economy"), and Feisal Istrabadi ("Questions of Justice in Iraq's Transition to Democracy"). Printed copies of these papers are available upon request. Other speakers included Richard Perle, Ahmad Chalabi, Rend Francke, and Olivier Roy. http://www.aei.org/event72

Materials from "Territorial Integrity, External Security, and Internal Security: Challenges for a Future Iraq" (Feb. 3, 2003) (speakers: Abbas Kelidar, Michiel Leezenberg, Entifadh Qanbar, and Gwynne Roberts), including transcript and paper by Michiel Leezenberg ("The Kurds in Post-Saddam Iraq"): http://www.aei.org/events/eventID.119/event_detail.asp

Transcript from "De-Ba'athification and the Dismantling of the Mukhabarat" (Dec.16, 2002) (speakers: Ian Buruma, Amatzia Baram, Hassan Mneimneh, and Ibrahim Karawan): http://www.aei.org/events/eventID.24/event_detail.asp

Materials from "Constitutional Issues and Federalism in Post-Saddam Iraq" (March 3, 2003) (speakers: Rend Francke, Emanuel Kamber, and Efraim Karsh), including transcript and paper by Efraim Karsh ("After the War"): http://www.aei.org/event229

Materials from "Demobilization and Military Reform" (Nov. 15, 2002) (speakers: Sadoun al-Dulaimi, Tawfik al-Yassiri, Muhhamad Rubaie, Fawzi al-Shammari, Najib Salhi, and Michael Eisenstadt), including transcript, summary, and paper by Sadoun al-Dulaimi ("Formulas for the Management of Iraqi Armed Forces"): http://www.aei.org/events/eventID.58/event_detail.asp

Summary of "Democracy for the Arab World," a speech by Shafeeq Ghabra:
http://www.aei.org/events/eventID.83/event_detail.asp


Recent articles and publications from AEI scholars:

Reuel Gerecht - "Why we need a democratic Iraq"
http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.16576/news_detail.asp

Richard Perle - "Take out Saddam - it's the only way"
http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.16100/news_detail.asp

Karlyn Bowman - "American Public Opinion on the War on Terrorism"
http://www.aei.org/publications/pubID.14881/pub_detail.asp

Michael Ledeen - "Iraq: a wide war"
http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.16025/news_detail.asp

Thomas Donnelly (with Gary Schmitt) - "Baghdad is not Mogadishu"
http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/001/541yuamu.asp

Danielle Pletka - "Act Now: Get Rid of Saddam"
http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.15293/news_detail.asp

Joshua Muravchik - "The Bush Manifesto" http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.14538/news_detail.asp

Reuel Gerecht - "Iran Plays the Waiting Game"
http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.16541/news_detail.asp

Thomas Donnelly - "The Underpinnings of the Bush Doctrine"
http://www.aei.org/publications/pubID.15845/pub_detail.asp

Joshua Muravchik - "We're Better Off Without That Resolution" http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.16587,filter./news_detail.asp

Richard Perle - "Why Blix has got it all wrong"
http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.15827/news_detail.asp

Reuel Gerecht - "Europe would have only itself to blame for islamic terrorism"
http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.16033/news_detail.asp

Michael Ledeen - "A no show vote of no confidence"
http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.16370/news_detail.asp

Thomas Donnelly - "Planning for the War against Iraq and for it's Aftermath"
http://www.aei.org/publications/pubID.14780/pub_detail.asp

Joshua Muravchik - "Apply the Reagan Doctrine to Iraq" (1999)
http://www.aei.org/publications/pubID.11044/pub_detail.asp

Joshua Muravchik - "Democracy's Quiet Victory"
http://www.aei.org/news/newsID.14189,filter./news_detail.asp

Molly McKew - "Saddam's Threat must be Destroyed"
(Available upon request)

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