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Iraq's Numerous Insurgent Groups

Jun 8, 2006

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To demonstrate just how confused and confusing the interlocking and diffuse groups that make up the insurgency in Iraq, we offer up this excerpt from Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency in Iraq by Ahmed S. Hashim.

While new groups have probably formed or others have dissolved since the book was published earlier this year, it offers a glimpse at the scope of the problem that the Iraqi government and the U.S.-led coalition face.

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