Homeland Security

Islamic State of Iraq

Center of Gravity Iraq
Scope National
Goal Establish Sunni Islamic state in Iraq
Status Supported by al-Qaeda
Alias(es) Sunni Islamic State of Iraq
Possibly the same as Mujahideen Shura Council
Possibly the same as Al-Qaeda in Iraq
Formed October 2006
Narrative and Notes
Possible Possibly just another al-Qaeda front; possibly a shadow government formed under the organization's auspices.
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