The study group examined four broad topics:
* the strategic environment in and around Iraq;
* the security of Iraq and key challenges to enhancing security within the country;
* political developments within Iraq following the elections and formation of the new government;
* and the economy and reconstruction.
The effort was undertaken at the urging of several members of Congress with agreement of the White House. A final report was released to Congress, the White House, and the public on December 6, 2006. « less
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