The first anniversary of Iraq’s ‘victory’ over the Islamic State (IS) was celebrated on 10 December 2018. However, the events of the civil war continue to influence modern conflict in Iraq to a significant degree. Stalled rebuilding efforts, the continued
ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik tracks Islamic State activity outside of its former “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, evaluating the militant group’s continued potential for global disruption.* ________ *Correction: This infographic previously included activity where the specific faction of Boko
In this infographic, ACLED Researcher Nick Grinstead examines Iraqi involvement in the campaign against the Islamic State (IS) in northeast Syria. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
ACLED Syria Research Manager Muaz A. and Assistant Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson look at a pattern of Syrian regime tactics that consistently beat back Islamic State (IS) forces, but fail to deal them a fatal blow.
Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State (IS) in December 2017, but the militant insurgency is not entirely defeated. In this infographic, ACLED Middle East Research Manager Tom Hart examines the continued threat posed by IS in Iraq.
In this infographic, ACLED Syria Researcher Nick Grinstead examines the role and impact of global coalition forces in combatting Islamic State.
This infographic, by ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik, offers an examination of IS’s behavior within and outside its core areas of operation.
As pressure from UAE-backed troops and US airstrikes has increased over the past two years, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) fighters have found themselves engaged on multiple fronts, weakening their ability to control and manage territory. While AQAP
A low-level insurgency in Tunisia’s western mountains is taking an increasing toll on civilians, particularly shepherds, in the first half of 2018. Beginning in the wake of the 2010 Revolution, there has been an ongoing insurgency of intermittent intensity in
Following the protracted Battle for Mosul between October 2016 and July 2017, the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq was subsequently pushed out of its other major strongholds in Telafar and Haweeja. With the further loss of the border town of