Operation Mother of Two Springs was a continuation of Lion’s Roar designed, according to Prime Minister Maliki, to “clear Mosul of the criminal terrorist gangs.”
Iraqi Security Forces
Operation Lion’s Roar was an operation designed to target the al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) network and other Sunni insurgent groups in Mosul and Ninawa province.
Jaysh al-Mahdi, or JAM, is the militia of the Sadrist Trend.
Operation Ninewa Resolve, a subset of Operation New Hope, focused on clearing neighborhoods in Mosul of insurgents.
This commentary by ISW Senior Fellow LTG James M. Dubik (U.S. Army, ret), points to requirements of time, organization and partnerships to achieve a successful security force.
Operation Wolf Pursuit was a joint US and Iraqi operation aimed at targeting insurgents in rural areas of Diyala Province.
Operation New Hope was a military offensive by US and Iraqi forces to degrade Al-Qaeda in Iraq's networks in Mosul and its environs.
New York Times - Sectarian Divisions and Insurgents Threaten a Fair Election in an Iraqi Province, by Alissa J. Rubin
LA Times - Iraq: 'Secret plan' will prevent voter fraud, polling official says, by Monte Morin