An Al Qaeda rolodex

Blanche, Ed
March 2008
Middle East;Mar2008, Issue 387, p6
The article offers information on documents and records found by the U.S. Armed Forces while raiding a tent camp of jihadists in Sinjar, Iraq. The documents and the records were kept by Muthanna, a commander of the Al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI). The documents have prompted the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq to reassess its earlier assumptions about the AQI, how it functions and how it relates to the wider Al Qaeda network.


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