The Defense Department's quarterly report on stability and security in Iraq.
A division-level operation targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq and Sunni insurgents in Iskandariyah south of Baghdad during Operation Phantom Strike.
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.
According to a new story from The Washington Post, the commander of the notorious Wolf Brigade in Baghdad was fired in October 2007.
This past Sunday, I appeared on C-SPAN's Q&A program with Brian Lamb to talk about the work and mission of the Institute for the Study of War. Brian and I talked about my background as a military historian, my time at West Point, and some of our recent research products on the progress of military operations in Iraq. You can read the transcript here, or watch the full program here.
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.