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US Has $10M Bounty on ISIL Leader It Previously Held

For nearly three years the United States has had a $10 million bounty on the man who has emerged as the leader of Islamic insurgents, even though American authorities had him in custody during the U.S. war in Iraq. U.S. military authorities captured the man known by his nom de guerre, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in 2005, and held him four four years at Camp Bucca, detention center the U.S. was operating in southern Iraq. But as the United States wound down combat operations in Iraq, former...

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