Baghdad Security Districts:
Al-Qaeda in Iraq-MND-B
Although one of the smallest factions in the Sunni insurgency, Al-Qaeda in Iraq may be one of the most deadly. US operations have put tremendous pressure on the group.
MND-C operation aiming to promote security in the southern and eastern belts of Baghdad.
Wahash and Iskan constitute a key conflict zone between Shi'a and Sunni militias in West Baghdad.
The refrain of ‘concerned citizens’ and ‘reconciliation’, so familiar in the news emanating from places like Anbar and Diyala, has found a degree of resonance in the Iraqi capital.