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Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri

New Regional Command Leader

Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri

Details
ImportanceVery High
LocationIraq
AffiliationNew Regional Command
RoleLeader
AffiliationNew Baath Party
NationalityIraqi
Alternate Spelling(s)Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri, Izzat Ibrahim al Douri, Izzat Ibrahim al Duri
Date of Birth1942
Place of BirthTikrit, Iraq
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
Reliable
  • The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq is offering a reward of $10 million for information leading to his capture.
  • The former Vice Chairman of Iraq's Revolutionary Command Council, al-Douri is the most senior member of Saddam Hussein's government in Iraq to evade capture in the years after the U.S. invasion. He became a leader in the part of the Iraqi insurgency that is loyal to Saddam Hussein.
  • He is providing financing and money to the insurgency.1
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    Possible
  • His ties to Islamic extremist groups in Iraq is unclear.
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    Invalidated
  • He was rumored to have been captured in 2004, but this was later denied.
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    Sources
    1 U.S. Central Command press release 05-02-10, Feb. 11, 2005.
    Photo: GlobalSecurity.org archive
     
     
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