NAGs

Islamic State of Iraq (ISI)


Year Formed: 2006
Year Terminated: 2010

Target States:
Iraq

Ideational Characteristics:
Religious

Objectives:
Change of Regime Type
Demands for Policy Change

External Supporters:
Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 75

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1076

References:

____. 2012. 'Sunni extremists: We set Iraq bombs, more to come', CNN Wire, October 29

____. 2008. 'Iraq: Bin Laden Appeals To Muslims To Support Al-Qaeda', Radio Free Europe, January 4, NEWS STORIES AND DOCUMENTS

Fishman, B. 2008. 'Using the Mistakes of al Qaeda's Franchises to Undermine Its Strategies', The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,618, 1, 46-54 

Fishman, B. and MILITARY ACADEMY WEST POINT NY COMBATING TERRORISM CENTER. 2007. 'Fourth Generation Governance -- Sheikh Tamimi defends the Islamic State of Iraq', Defense Technical Information Center

Lister, Tim and Cruickshank, Paul. 2012. 'Analysis: Can al Qaeda tap into Syria rage?', CNN Wire, February 14

Nasr, Wassim. 2014. 'ISLAMIC STATE - France switches to Arabic 'Daesh' acronym for Islamic State', FRANCE 24, September 17

Stansfield, Gareth. 2014. 'The Islamic State, the Kurdistan Region and the future of Iraq: assessing UK policy options', International Affairs, Nov, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p1329-1350. 22p. 1 Map. DOI: 10.1111/1468-2346.12167