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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: The Man Behind the Islamic State

Editor's note: This article was originally published in 2014 as Muslim fundamentalist religious teacher Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was recorded unveiling the Islamic State "Caliphate" in Mosul, Iraq. Since then, with the help of U.S. special forces, IS has lost ground in both Iraq and Syria. A joint U.S.- supported military offensive began Monday on Mosul, where Baghdadi made his famed announcement over two years ago and could be, some reports suggest, in...

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