In the early years of the blunder known as the Iraq War, Al Qaeda in Iraq originated from a Sunni extremist group called al-Tawhid wal-Jihad lead by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. In the 90’s Zarqawi and his terrorist cell was a group of amateurs with more ideology than ability – the 1999 failed bombing in Amman, Jordan was proof of that.
This is an archive post— I wrote it a few years ago. Found it in an old notebook. Recent news of an unknown number of Christians held hostage by ISIL, makes this […]