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Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq

Definition/Scope: The Multi-National Security Transition Command - Iraq (MNSTC-I) is the branch of the Multi-National Force - Iraq that is responsible for developing, organizing, training, equipping, and sustaining the Iraqi Security Ministries (Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Ministry of Interior (MoI)) and their associated Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), i.e. the military of Iraq and the Iraqi Police. The stated mission is to train the ISF so that they become capable of defeating the insurgency and taking responsibility for maintaining security within Iraq. Implicitly, this should be done so that the Coalition can reduce the number of troops in Iraq. MNSTC-I is a joint, multi-national major subordinate command. It reports to MNF-I, and is peer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering – Gulf Region District (USACE GRD), the Multi-National Corps-Iraq (MNC-I) and the Joint Contacting Command-Iraq/Afghanistan (JCC-I/A).



Acronym:

MNSTC-I

Broader Terms:

Coalition Provisional Authority (Iraq)
Ministry of Defense (Iraq)
Ministry of Interior (Iraq)
Multi-National Force - Iraq

Narrower Terms:

Civilian Police Assistance Training Team (Iraq)
Coalition Military Assistance Training Team
Directorate of Defense Affairs
Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund
Iraqi Security Forces

Related Terms:

counterinsurgency
counterterrorism


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