Since June 2007, Multi-National Division - Center (MND-C) has been engaged in a large-scale effort to secure the Belts south and east of Baghdad.
This backgrounder details what the recent operations in southern Iraq reveal about the enemy system and the capacity of the Iraqi Security Forces.
Congress wanted Prime Minister Maliki to confront the militias. Now it needs to support him.
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.