This document contains articles, press releases, and Defense Department briefings from the last year that consider the nature of the relationship between Iran and al-Qaeda in Iraq.
This Backgrounder details the recent increase in Special Groups violence in Baghdad.
This backgrounder details al-Qaeda in Iraq’s shift to suicide bombings and the operations to dismantle the Diyala suicide bombing network.
With a sequence of brilliant offensives, Raymond Odierno adapted the Petraeus doctrine into a successful operational art.
Over the past year, Sons of Iraq groups and Awakening Forces have been instrumental in supporting Coalition and Iraqi Security Force attempts to deliver security to the Iraqi public.
In a new AEI report, ISW President Kimberly Kagan, Frederick W. Kagan, and Danielle Pletka present empirical evidence of Iranian activities in its immediate environs.
The Institute for the Study of War has created this situation report to document the developments in Iraq from January 2007 to December 2007.
Over the last year, Coalition and Iraqi Forces made significant progress fighting al Qaeda in Iraq. This Backgrounder provides a brief summary of operations against al Qaeda in 2007.
The Iraq debate in 2007 focused on whether the new strategy and troop increase could stem violence in Iraq. It did.
Coalition offensive operations in the southern and eastern belts of Baghdad from 6/2007 - 1/2008 have worked to support ongoing security operations within the city.