This map illustrates Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq activity outside of Baghdad from December 2011 to November 2012.
The Jaysh al-Mahdi (JAM, جيش المهدي) militia emerged in 2003 as a security guarantor in Sadrist-dominated neighborhoods. The militia also defended Sadrist political institutions and Muqtada’s interests.
Jaysh al-Mahdi, or JAM, is the militia of the Sadrist Trend.
This Google Earth file maps Multi-National Force-Iraq press releases on activity by and against Iranian-backed Special Groups.
An Operation to build capacity and defeat extremists in the eastern belt of Baghdad, in the area of Jisr Diyala and Nahrwan
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.
An operation to terminally disable the al-Qaeda in Iraq network in the area of Salman Pak southeast of Baghdad.
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.