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Islamic State of Iraq

Center of GravityIraq
GoalEstablish Sunni Islamic state in Iraq
StatusSupported by al-Qaeda
Alias(es)Sunni Islamic State of Iraq
Possibly the same asMujahideen Shura Council
Possibly the same asAl-Qaeda in Iraq
FormedOctober 2006
Narrative and Notes
PossiblePossibly just another al-Qaeda front; possibly a shadow government formed under the organization's auspices.
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