Publications

Friday's Protests Will Gauge Direction of Iraqi Crisis- 2013 Iraq Update #5

January 31, 2013 - Stephen Wicken

January 31, 2013
The Iraqi Army’s fatal shooting of eight anti-government protesters in Fallujah on Friday, January 25, has increased fears that violence will escalate further.

2013 Iraq Weekly Update #4c: Iraq Moves Toward Civil War

January 31, 2013 - Marisa Cochrane Sullivan

2013 Iraq Weekly Update #4c:  Iraq Moves Toward Civil War

January 26, 2013

By Marisa Sullivan

2013 Weekly Iraq Update #3

January 25, 2013 - Sam Wyer

Mapping the Iraq Protests: Week 4

January 12 – January 17, 2013

By Sam Wyer

How many troops does the U.S. need in Afghanistan?

January 17, 2013 - Christopher Harmer

Three thousand troops are not sufficient to keep even a single U.S. military base in Afghanistan after 2014. This report, released with AEI's Critical Threats Project, describes how to calculate the force requirements for keeping one base in Afghanistan after 2014.

2013 Weekly Iraq Update #1

January 17, 2013 - Sam Wyer

Protests heighten political crisis

By Sam Wyer and Marisa Sullivan

Political Update: Mapping the Iraq Protests

January 11, 2013 - Sam Wyer

These maps depict the anti-government and pro-government protests in Iraq from December 21, 2012 - January 11, 2013.

Iraq Protest Maps December 21, 2012 - January 11, 2013

January 11, 2013 - Sam Wyer

These maps depict the anti-government and pro-government protests in Iraq from December 21, 2012 - January 11, 2013.

Political Update: Competing Initiatives Shed Light on Iraq’s Uncertain Political Alliances

January 8, 2013 - Institute for the Study of War

The apparent beginnings of a campaign to remove Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, and the threat of a similar campaign against his most significant opponent suggest that Iraqi politics is entering a period of intense political jockeying.

10,000 Troops In Afghanistan Is Not Enough: Rightsizing NATO’s Developmental Support Force Beyond 2014

January 2, 2013 - Jeffrey Dressler

The Afghan National Army (ANA) is arguably the most respected institution in Afghanistan. Keeping it that way as it becomes more self-sufficient will contribute to all of NATO’S post-2014 strategic aims.

Iraq Update #52 - Demonstrations against Maliki after Issawi bodyguard Arrest

December 27, 2012 - Stephen Wicken

Demonstrations, sit-ins, and acts of civil disobedience have been ongoing in Ramadi and Fallujah in Anbar province and in Samarra in Salah al-Din since December 23 in protest of Maliki’s arrest of bodyguards assigned to Finance Minister Rafi al-Issawi.

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