Memo Review

"Iraq: The Perfect Storm:"

Soldiers deploying to Iraq

A Memo review by Dimas Muhamad, HKS Master's candidate

In 2002, William Burns, the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, wrote to Secretary of State Collin Powell on the dangers of invading Iraq in the memo linked below. Overall, the substance of the memo is quite strong. However, in terms of writing, policy writers can learn from certain improvements that could have been made.... Read more about "Iraq: The Perfect Storm:"