Frederick W. Kagan provides his analysis of the fighting in August '08 and the geopolitical changes in its wake. The updates examine Russia’s relations with CIS members and Eastern Europe.
Iranian-backed Special Groups in Iraq launched an offensive that cost them Basra and Sadr City but have regenerated in order to disrupt the Iraqi government with assassinations and spectacular attacks
This Iraq Report describes the fight for Diyala Province from late 2007 through the middle of 2008.
The conflict over power in Iraq has transformed from a military to a political struggle.
The most important objectives of the surge have been accomplished in Iraq. We have an extraordinary – but fleeting – opportunity to advance America's security and regional stability.