The ISIS Battle Plan

ISIS operations around Samarra during this phase of its northern offensive will be an important indicator of its ultimate intent and its estimate of its own capabilities.

Black Flags Over Fallujah: The Comeback of al-Qaeda in Iraq

The Weekly Standard
Date Published: 
2014-01-10 00:00:00

The resurgence of Al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) is a clear threat to Maliki’s government and the Iraqi people, and its leadership of foreign fighters in Syria is also a threat to the United States.

Wall Street Journal: ISW Research Director Jessica Lewis on Al-Qaeda in Iraq

Wall Street Journal
Date Published: 
2013-12-31 00:00:00
ISW Research Director speaks with the Wall Street Journal's Mary Kissel for their Opinion Journal program, discussing Al-Qaeda's "surge" in Iraq.