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A Master Terrorist’s First Days in Baghdad

Before the U.S. entered Iraq.

9:45 PM, Apr 19, 2010 • By THOMAS JOSCELYN
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Lo and behold, we find that Abu Ayyub and other senior EIJ members relocated to Saddam’s Baghdad in 2002. And Abu Ayyub had plotted terror inside Iraq ever since.

Thomas Joscelyn is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

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