This backgrounder details the fight against al-Qaeda in Iraq for control of Mosul from the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003 to early 2008.
A fact sheet on the performance of the Iraqi Security Forces in the recent Basra operations.
A fact sheet on the performance of the Iraqi Security Forces in the recent Sadr City operations.
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.
With a sequence of brilliant offensives, Raymond Odierno adapted the Petraeus doctrine into a successful operational art.
The Institute for the Study of War has created this situation report to document the developments in Iraq from January 2007 to December 2007.
In the last six months, violence in Iraq has declined to some of the lowest levels since the conflict began. This document contains MNF-I and MNC-I statistics that chart this reduction in violence.
The Iraq debate in 2007 focused on whether the new strategy and troop increase could stem violence in Iraq. It did.
Division-level offensive launched on January 9, 2008 focused on al-Qaeda in Iraq in northern Iraq.