Iraqis are overwhelmingly positive about the security situation, the future, and prospects for democracy. Iraqi forces detained 57 wanted men in Basrah, 16 al Qaeda fighters in Diyala, 12 Naqshabandiya group members in Kirkuk, and four members of a "murder gang" and two wanted men in Amarah. Iraq's defense minister said the military will focus on intelligence capabilities in preparation for the US departure.
The ANSF Order of Battle
A breakdown of the structure and units in the Afghan National Security Forces.
The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan
A look at the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's top leaders.
The Quetta Shura
A look at the Afghan Taliban's top leaders, military councils, and committees.