TITLE

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

AUTHOR(S)
Aliprandini, Michael
PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi;8/1/2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
Background information on terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is presented. The author reviews how al-Zarqawi played a significant role in the chaos that followed the ousting of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003. As an associate of Osama bin Laden and official of the al-Qaeda terrorist netowrk, he was responsible for organizing foreign insurgents in Iraq and for coordinating terrorist attacks and kidnappings against Western targets and Iraq's Shiite majority. Information on al-Zarqawi's early life is reviewed.
ACCESSION #
21152585

 

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