Operation Phantom Phoenix
Where the U.S. was unequivocally losing in Iraq at the end of 2006, we are just as unequivocally winning today.
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.
An operation being spearheaded by the Iraqi Security Forces with Coalition assistance to defeat the remnants of AQI in the Tigris River Valley.
This backgrounder details al-Qaeda in Iraq’s shift to suicide bombings and the operations to dismantle the Diyala suicide bombing network.
An operation to terminally disable the al-Qaeda in Iraq network in the area of Salman Pak southeast of Baghdad.
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.