Sunni Insurgent Groups
ISW reporting has covered the events unfolding in Ramadi and Fallujah as Al-Qaeda in Iraq clashes with tribal militias and Iraqi Security Forces. For additional reading, see our timeline here.
The political participation of the Sunni Arab minority in Iraq is critical to the security and stability of the state. At present, they are functionally excluded from government. Without effective political representation, the Sunni in Iraq are left with few alternatives to address their grievances against the Maliki government.
March 9, 2012-March 15, 2012. Maliki Visits Kuwait, Emir to Attend Arab Summit, McGurk Likely Choice for Next U.S. Ambassador, Kurds Refuse to Hand Over Hashemi.
ISW's Marisa Cochrane Sullivan writes in The Hill's Congressional Blog about the recent cuts in the supplemental war funding bill for the Iraq war.
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Kimberly Kagan talked about her book "The Surge: A Military History" (Encounter Books; October 25, 2008). The book is a history of "the surge" in Iraq which began in mid-2007...
A backgrounder explaining why the Iraqi Accord Front recently returned to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's ruling coalition.