ISW Fellow James Danly discusses the deaths of AQI leaders, al-Masri and al-Baghdadi, on MSNBC with Lawrence J. Korb from the Center for American Progress.
Al-Qaeda in Iraq-MND-C
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.
Over the last year, Coalition and Iraqi Forces made significant progress fighting al Qaeda in Iraq. This Backgrounder provides a brief summary of operations against al Qaeda in 2007.
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.
Corps level offensive launched on January 8, 2008 focused on Al-Qaeda in Iraq based in Northern Iraq.
An operation to push further South into the Arab Jabour region southeast of Baghdad.
A division-level operation targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq and Sunni insurgents in Iskandariyah south of Baghdad during Operation Phantom Strike.
A division-level operation targeting al-Qaeda in Iraq and Sunni insurgents in the Euphrates River Valley southwest of Baghdad during Operation Phantom Strike.