Iraq's Evolving Insurgency and the Risk of Civil War
June 22, 2006
Iraq's Evolving Insurgency and the Risk of Civil War chronicles the history of the post-war insurgency in Iraq, the strategy and tactics of the insurgency, patterns of attacks and violence, the role of the various players in the insurgency, and the increasing sectarian nature of the conflict through the inception of the insurgency through the present date.
The full report is available above. Topical sections also are available:
- Attack Patterns
- Characterizing the Insurgency
- The Dominant Role of Iraqi Sunni Arab Insurgents
- Al Qa'ida in the Two Rivers and the "Zarqawi Factor"
- Other Sunni Arab Insurgent Groups: The "Nationalists"
- The Evolving Nature of the Insurgency and Iraqi Politics
- The Uncertain Status of the Shi'ites
- The Kurds and Other Minorities
- The Role of Outside States in the Insurgency
- Iraqi Views of the Threat
- Probable Outcomes and Lessons of the War
- Saddam Hussein's Powder Keg and U.S. Strategic Mistakes