January 17, 2008 Special Dispatch No. 1811

Prominent Salafi Jihadist Sheikh Tries to Quell Escalating Strife between Al-Qaeda and Awakening Movement in Iraq

January 17, 2008
Special Dispatch No. 1811

On November 23, 2007, Syrian sheikh 'Abd Al-Mun'im Mustafa Halima, who is also known as Abu Baseer Al-Tartousi, resides in London, and is considered one of the leading theoreticians of the contemporary Salafi-jihadist stream in Islam, posted on his website (, hosted by FortressITX in New Jersey, USA) an article titled "On the Jihad in Iraq." ...

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