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.

Al-Qaeda in Iraq Resurgent

Al-Qaeda in Iraq is resurgent. This paper traces AQI’s revival in Iraq since July 2012, when the organization launched a year-long operation they named the “Breaking the Walls” campaign.

Foreign Policy: Iraq Asks for Military Aid to Combat Iranian Flyovers

Foreign Policy
Date Published: 
2013-07-22 00:00:00

Foreign Policy talks with ISW analysts Christopher Harmer and Stephen Wicken about comments from the Iraqi Ambassador to the United States.