Who is Baghdadi’s successor?

Hassan Hassan writes “Wow, really: the ISIS leader I predicted would succeed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (see the tweet below from November) has reportedly been deputized by Baghdadi to run all ISIS, a grooming step. His name is Abdullah Qardash (same clan of Abu Ali al-Anbari/Qaduli, from Tal Afar again).”

“This was never reported or even discussed by ISIS watchers before. But after I read Anbari’s bio, intended initially to prepare him for the position of a caliph before he was killed, I noticed a pattern. I concluded that one name that kept coming up then would be the one.”

In a series of tweets;


Abdullah Qardash (عبدالله قرداش) is now important to watch.

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