MESOPOTAMIA NEWS :  Who is Baghdadi’s successor? – by Seth Frantzman

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).”

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). https://t.co/1UJ3xHd3gJ

— Hassan Hassan (@hxhassan) August 9, 2019

“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;

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). https://t.co/1UJ3xHd3gJ

— Hassan Hassan (@hxhassan) August 9, 2019

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Another (important) point is that Baghadi’s successor now is likely to be from the Qaduli family, his name is known and was floated recently. Will elaborate on this later. Like Baghdad, the family traces its origins to the Prophet’s grandson Hussain.

— Hassan Hassan (@hxhassan) November 30, 2018

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