A commentary on the ongoing issues related to Sons of Iraq groups in Diyala Province.
With a sequence of brilliant offensives, Raymond Odierno adapted the Petraeus doctrine into a successful operational art.
Commentary discussing the United States Department of the Treasury designating AQI's facilitation leader in Syria.
Jaysh al-Mahdi to be "gradually" disarmed; Presidential Council rejects law on provinces
A summary of a report by Muhammad Abu Ramman on the various Sunni insurgent and "Awakening" factions which appeared in al-Hayat.
An operation to terminally disable the al-Qaeda in Iraq network in the area of Salman Pak southeast of Baghdad.
Sadr Extends Jaysh al-Mahdi "Freeze;" Political Bickering Holds Up Maliki's Efforts To Form a New Cabinet
Arabic News From Iraq: Sadrists Threaten to End Cease-Fire Agreement
by Nathaniel Rabkin
Sadrist Spokesmen Threaten to End Truce
The six month “freeze” or unilateral stand down of the Jaysh al-Mahdi militia announced last August is set to expire this Friday. According to Sadrist spokesman Salah al-Ubaydi, the freeze will end unless Sadrist leader Muqtada al-Sadr publicly announces an extension of it in the coming days. Ubaydi did not indicate whether he considered such an announcement likely or not.
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.