Ahmed Hashim has produced an excellent overview of the insurgency in Iraq.
Other problems: Hashim does not discuss the issue of pre-invasion subsidies from Baghdad to Sunni tribal leaders, some of whom refused to rise up.
His analysis, insight, knowledge and overall understanding of the "high level picture" is impressive, and useful.
This work has proved invaluable in resourcing a thesis paper, by being one of the best-sourced works in the category of Iraq literature. Read morePublished on February 19, 2009 by Conor D. Reynolds
The Iraqi insurgency continues to bedevil U.S. plans for a new Iraq. Hashim, a professor at the Naval War College, seeks to address three interrelated issues: who the insurgents... Read morePublished on May 6, 2007 by Michael Rubin
although the book has many interesting anecdotes it is shocking in its bias in favor Sunni insurgents. Read morePublished on July 12, 2006 by Rasli