Five years after the US invasion, some see flickers of hope.
Last week, the first of 8,500 refurbished US military patrol vehicles hit the streets of Iraq.
Recent clashes between the militia and Iraqi forces threaten to undo a lull in the group's activities.
American soldiers say the battle for the northern Iraqi city is a complicated mix of counterterrorism, economic incentives, and political solutions.
The provincial police chief died in a suicide bombing Thursday while inspecting the site of a major bombing in Mosul.
US-Iraqi forces persuade a remote town in Diyala Province to fight against Al Qaeda insurgents.
Soldiers find major weapons caches, a bunker, and an insurgent expense report in Diyala Province.
US, Iraqi operation in Diyala Province draws on a new counterinsurgency model.
The Monitor checks in with the Methboub family in Iraq as they celebrate vows – and improvements in their lives.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has vowed to capitalize on security gains to revive the political process in the coming year.