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Iraq Risk Management Report: Sunni protests pose a new challenge for Maliki

Risk Management Reports
Issue 939 - 24 Jan 2013 | 1 minute read

It is almost a decade since the last war in Iraq, and more than a year since the formal withdrawal of US troops in 2011. Relative stability has returned, but is threatened by ongoing violence and political turmoil. Bloody attacks continue to disrupt daily life: independent monitor Iraq Body Count documented 4,471 civilian deaths from violence in 2012,much lower than the 29,000 killed in 2006, but higher than in 2011.

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