Sectarian and Regional Conflict in the Middle East
In the early part of 2012, ISW, AEI, and the Brookings Institution undertook a war game designed to simulate a worsening of the Syrian conflict and the spillover effects of that crisis on neighboring countries. What was postulated as a hypothetical situation in fact hewed quite closely to the way in which events eventually unfolded.
Iranian Strategy in Syria
Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq Activity Outside of Baghdad December 2011-November 2012Dec 18, 2012 - swyer
This map illustrates Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq activity outside of Baghdad from December 2011 to November 2012.
Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq Activity Inside Baghdad December 2011-November 2012Dec 18, 2012 - swyer
This map illustrates Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq activity inside Baghdad from December 2011 to November 2012.
The Resurgence of Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq
Weekly Iraq Update #46Nov 15, 2012 - Sam Wyer, Stephen Wicken
November 7, 2012-November 15, 2012 - Rumors surround Daqduq release, Tensions heighten around Kirkuk.
Christopher Harmer: Are Sanctions Against Iran Effective?Oct 19, 2012 - Anonymous
Iraq's Post-Withdrawal Crisis, Update 30Jul 20, 2012 - Ramzy Mardini
July 16, 2012-July 20, 2012-Rebels Take Over Syrian Border Checkpoints, Obama Responds To Maliki’s Inquiry On Exxon