Skip to comments.US Had New ISIS Leader in Custody (Obama Again!!)
Posted on 10/28/2019 9:47:12 AM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget
Like Osama bin Laden, Al-Baghdadi was no longer the functional leader of his Islamic terror group by the time we hunted him down, but there is an important difference. While Al-Baghdadi had handed down operational control, he remained the Caliph.
As such, the entire basis for the Islamic State and its alliances depended on him. Now he's dead and the Caliphate may be gone with him. Abdullah Qardash, the man Baghdadi had appointed to replace him while heading ISIS, is now, in theory, in charge. And, like his boss, we had him in custody and let him go.
Like Baghdadi, Abdullah Qardash had been in Camp Bucca. The two apparently met and bonded there.
There's been some debate as to when exactly Baghdadi had been released from Bucca. The most famous account pegged it as being in 2009.
The Islamist extremist some are now calling the most dangerous man in the world had a few parting words to his captors as he was released from the biggest U.S. detention camp in Iraq in 2009.
He said, Ill see you guys in New York, recalls Army Col. Kenneth King, then the commanding officer of Camp Bucca.
It seems likely that the new ISIS leader would have been released around the same time.
And while the Caliph is dead, it's likely that Qardash will also try to fill those shoes.
According to Sunni jurisprudence, the caliph must be able to trace his lineage directly back to the Quraysh clan of Mecca, to which the Prophet belonged. Shiite Muslims claim that being a Mecca notable by ancestry is not enough to become caliph, saying that potential contenders need to hail strictly from Ahl al-Bayt, the family of the Prophet. This explains why Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi insists on using two important additional last names whenever making a public statement or appearance. One is al-Qurashi, hailing from Quraysh and another is al-Hassani, the descendant of the Prophets grandson. Western journalists and non-Muslims tend to drop both titles for practicality, but ISIS media never refers to him without both affiliations. Al-Baghdadi wants to draw as much historical, religious and popular legitimacy as he could; yet this should not be seen as an attempt to placate either the Shiites nor the Sunnis who oppose him. Interestingly, Abdullah Qardash also hails from Quraysh and from Ahl al-Bayt, makes him an eligible future caliph, should Baghdadi decide to bequeath power to him, or should he assume it himself, with or without Baghdadis consent. Apart from lineage, conditions for becoming a caliph are fairly straightforward and also apply to Qardash. The caliph must be a Muslim male, is required to lead the masses during prayer and prove knowledgeable in Islamic jurisprudence and history, two traits that also apply to Qardash, a former Iraqi officer under Saddam schooled at the College of Imam Al-Adham Abu Hanifa al-Noueimi in Mosul.
That's not a coincidence.
The legitimacy of ISIS is theological. Without a Caliph, it would have no future. So its next best is on a guy we once had in custody.
Guy had a huge schnozz... hope it is preserved and becomes someone’s keychain or paperweight.
Good thing McCain is dead or he would be so saddened.
Graham and Rubio can weep for him.
The Greatest Fraud Ever loved this man.
I thought Obama and Hillary ran ISIS.
They sure protected those guys.
“There’s been some debate as to when exactly Baghdadi had been released from Bucca. The most famous account pegged it as being in 2009. “
Baghdadi was released in 2004
I saw info that he was released, recaptured and released again. I think 04ish and 09 both happened. Released by both Bush and Obama. Deep state operative.
released in 2004?
I had not heard that
what is your source?
This fact is being avoided reported as media portrays Moslem cleric was following Gods command beheading unbelievers heads off is a saint....
FLASHBACK: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Was Held at US Prison Camp Bucca in 2009 Until Obama Let Him Go The Obama administration shut down the Bucca prison camp and released its prisoners, including Abu Dua in 2009.
GP ^ | October 27, 2019 | JIM Hoft Posted on 10/27/2019 8:44:55 AM PDT by mplc51
Obama loved him some terrorists and preferred them to be set free to kill well into the future.
When you find them the first time Kill them and many less people will die.
“Security officials say that al-Baghdadi was arrested near Falluja at the home of his in-laws in January 2004. He was held for 11 months at Camp Bucca according to declassified Pentagon records”
The Obama regime probably had Bin Laden in custody too, but Bin Laden said he’d go out to get for some pizza and Obama said, “He’s not a threat if he’s after pizza. I take mine with plenty of cheese, yeah, let him out.”
The only reference I’ve found to Abdullah Qardash being in Camp Bucca was in 2003-2004.
Eh who could have seen this coming except 327,499,000 American Citizens?
That one 327,500,000th one couldn’t couldn’t wrap his ears around it.
From the headline I thought we had ISIS leader, Obama, in custody.
I had not heard that
what is your source?
LTC Kenneth King, The Commanding Officer of US Army 306th Military Police Battalion, who was the CO who effectively shut down Camp Bucca. He was the last CO, there in 2009. I believe when confronted with DOD documentation showing he was released much earlier, LTC King, recanted his story. Considering Bucca was a HUGE prison, and Bagdhadi was a low risk, low level detainee, it would be strange for anyone to have any reason to remember him by name. The DOD says he was released in December 2004.
He was reportedly killed in 2005...
Who quoted him on that, I wonder...
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