An operation being spearheaded by the Iraqi Security Forces with Coalition assistance to defeat the remnants of AQI in the Tigris River Valley.
With a sequence of brilliant offensives, Raymond Odierno adapted the Petraeus doctrine into a successful operational art.
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.
PowerPoint Presentation by Kimberly Kagan as part of the report, Iranian Influence in the Levant, Iraq, and Afghanistan at the American Enterprise Institute.
The Institute for the Study of War has created this situation report to document the developments in Iraq from January 2007 to December 2007.
The Iraq debate in 2007 focused on whether the new strategy and troop increase could stem violence in Iraq. It did.
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.
As part of a series of interviews with Brigade and Division-level commanders in Iraq, I spoke today with COL Wayne Grigsby, commander of the 3rd HBCT, 3rd Infantry Division (Sledgehammer Brigade) about the clearing of the Mad’ain Qadaa and the continuing fight against both Sunni and Shi'a extremists. You can access the audio and the transcript below.