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How to Leave Iraq

By Kim S. Nash  |  Posted 2007-08-28 Print this article Print

If the U.S. decides to pull out of Iraq, its military forces won't exit immediately—they can't. Moving 160,000 troops and tons of equipment is a logistics process that, even if done right, will take two years. Story Guide:

  • A Huge Logistics Challenge

  • Reversing the Supply Chain

  • Shipping out Equipment

  • The View From the Ground

  • Streamlining the DOD's Systems

  • U.S. Central Command Base Case
  • Also in This Feature:

  • Who's Who, On and Off the Battlefield

  • A Heavy Load: The Nuts and Bolts of a Pullout

  • What Stays and What Goes

  • Next Page: A Huge Logistics Challenge

    Senior Writer
    Kim has covered the business of technology for 14 years, doing investigative work and writing about legal issues in the industry, including Microsoft Corp.'s antitrust trial. She has won numerous awards and has a B.S. degree in journalism from Boston University.
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