Publications

Iraq Situation Report: January 1-2, 2015

January 2, 2015 - Institute for the Study of War

The fight for northern Iraq is intensifying, especially in areas of northern Iraq where front lines have remained static.

Iraq Situation Report: December 30-31, 2014

December 31, 2014 - Institute for the Study of War

Peshmerga, local Iraqi Police, and local Iraqi Sunni tribal fighters challenged ISIS in areas near Mosul where the organization has enjoyed relative sanctuary since it took control of the city in June.

Syria Update: December 23-30, 2014

December 30, 2014 - Institute for the Study of War

Regime forces continue to be successful in defending remaining regime-held terrain in the northeastern corner of Quneitra Province. 

Iraq Situation Report: December 29, 2014

December 29, 2014 - Institute for the Study of War

Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and Iraqi Shi’a militias within the Popular Mobilization Units (PMUs) continued their operations north of Baghdad and the areas linking Baghdad and Samarra in northern Iraq.

Iraq Situation Report: December 27-28

December 28, 2014 - Institute for the Study of War

Iraqi Security forces and Iraqi Shi'a militias undertook a major operation in southern Salah ad-Din province.

Iraq Situation Report: December 23-26, 2014

December 26, 2014 - Institute for the Study of War

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) is intensifying its efforts in Diyala province near the area of Muqdadiyah in northeastern Diyala province.

Syria Situation Report: December 16-23

December 23, 2014 - Institute for the Study of War

Local resistance to ISIS in Deir ez-Zour has occurred on a limited level since ISIS seized control of the province in July 2014.

Iraq Situation Report: December 22, 2014

December 22, 2014 - Institute for the Study of War

The Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and Iraqi Shi’a militias within the Popular Mobilization Units (PMUs) are responding to likely threats from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in the northern Babil area.

Iraq Situation Report: December 19-21, 2014

December 21, 2014 - Institute for the Study of War

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) is being pressured in northern Iraq’s Ninewa province.

Control of Terrain in Iraq: December 21, 2014

December 21, 2014 - Institute for the Study of War

On December 20 and 21, Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga “in coordination” with Syrian Kurdish YPG forces and Iraqi Yazidi fighters entered the center of Sinjar district in western Ninewa province.

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