Al-Qaeda in Iraq

Al-Qaeda in Iraq

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) is a popular name for the Iraqi division of the international Salafi jihadi militant organization al-Qaeda. It is recognized as a part of the greater Iraqi insurgency.The group was founded in 2003 and first led by the Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who declared allegiance to Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network in October 2004. It was initially operating under the name Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad\; since 2004 its official name is Tanzim Qaidat al-Jihad fi Bilad al-Rafidayn (QJBR) ("Organization of Jihad's Base in the Country of the Two Rivers). Foreign (non-Iraqi) fighters are widely thought to play a key role in its network.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 345g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135826433
  • 9786135826432