Abu Musab Zarqawi

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Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, born October 30, 1966, in Jordan, is a "member of al Qaeda and associate of Osama bin Laden; affiliated with Ansar al-Islam, terrorist group that once operated a training camp in northern Iraq and during the U.S.-led occupation has been linked to several terrorist attacks." CNN, May 14, 2004

"According to Bush administration, al-Zarqawi fled to Iraq from Afghanistan in May 2002 for medical treatment, arriving with two dozen al Qaeda members, and stayed to organize terror plots." CNN, May 14, 2004

"Sentenced to death in absentia by a Jordanian court in 2001 for planning numerous attacks in the kingdom; also accused of overseeing October 2002 assassination of U.S. diplomat Lawrence Foley in Amman. ... Reward: Up to $10 million offered by U.S. government." CNN, May 14, 2004