Iraq’s Sunni Insurgents: Looking Beyond Al Qa’ida

19 07 2007

URL: A working draft report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies. “The mix of Iraqi insurgent groups is as complex as ever. Al Qa’ida in Mesopotamia is only one part of a mix of different Sunni Islamist Extremists and more nationalist groups. There is a wide mix of Shi’ite extremists and militias. There are still no reliable estimates of the strength of given groups, or of how many attacks of what kind a given group conducted, who their leadership is many cases, or exactly what they stand for.”




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