The Iraq War as History: Al-Qaeda and the Rise and Fall of Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi | Mount Lebanon Public Library | Other Stuff | Pittsburgh City Paper

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The Iraq War as History: Al-Qaeda and the Rise and Fall of Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi

When: Wed., Sept. 7, 7 p.m. 2016

Speaker Ryan Ahl will: Provide a brief overview of the war in Iraq; Examine the impact of the terrorist group Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) on coalition efforts in Iraq; Focus on the emergence of AQI as a prominent threat in Iraq and its leader, Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi; Discuss the internal politics of Al-Qaeda and how they influenced the actions of Al-Zarqawi; Provide observations on wartime experiences during the hunt for Al-Zarqawi from the presenter’s viewpoint. Ryan Ahl is the Veteran Outreach Program specialist at the Pittsburgh Vet Center. Presented by the Historical Society of Mount Lebanon

Price: free

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