The Maliki-Sadr showdown.
Congressional Testimony of General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker.
Reactions to events in Basra, Sadr calls for protest in Najaf, Basra police crack down at ports
A timeline of the violence across central and southern Iraq from March 8, 2008 to March 31, 2008.
Congress wanted Prime Minister Maliki to confront the militias. Now it needs to support him.
Violence in Iraq has declined to some of the lowest levels since the conflict began. This document contains updated MNF-I and MNC-I statistics that chart this reduction in violence.
This Fact Sheet describes the main Shi'a political parties in Iraq and their militias.
This Fact Sheet describes the primary Shi'a militia actors and their responses to the Basra offensive.
High-Resolution Map of Basra
A sermon given by ISCI's Jalal al-Din al-Saghir at Baghdad's Buratha Mosque on March 21, 2008