Former Detainee Released by Obama in 2009, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is Jihadist Leader of Iraqi Crisis.

Former Detainee Released by Obama in 2009, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is Jihadist Leader of Iraqi Crisis.

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, an Al-Qaeda-linked group fighting in Iraq and Syria –Image: AFP. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, an Al-Qaeda-linked group fighting in Iraq and Syria –Image: AFP.

Telegraph.co.uk

…Taken during his years as a detainee at the US-run Camp Bucca in southern Iraq, this is the only known photograph of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the new leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq and Syria. But while he may lack the photogenic qualities of his hero, Osama bin Laden, he is fast becoming the new poster-boy for the global jihadist movement.

Well-organised and utterly ruthless, the ex-preacher is the driving force behind al-Qaeda’s resurgence throughout Syria and Iraq, putting it at the forefront of the war to topple President Bashar al-Assad and starting a fresh campaign of mayhem against the Western-backed government in Baghdad….

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BBC

… In October 2011, the US officially designated Baghdadi as “terrorist” and offered a $10m ($6m; 7m euros) reward for…

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