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Abu Abd al-Rahman al-Iraqi

Al-Qaeda in Iraq Second-in-Command

ImportanceHigh
LocationIraq1
AffiliationAl-Qaeda in Iraq
RoleSecond-in-Command
NationalityIraqi2
GenderMale
Narrative and Notes (Reliable)
  • An American military spokesman identified Abu Abd al-Rahman al-Iraqi as a potential successor to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
  • He has been identified as a deputy leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq in press statements from the organization.1
  • Sources and Notes

    1 U.S. military spokesman Maj. Gen. William Caldwell, press briefing, June 16, 2006.
    2 Presumed from name.

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