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The unlikely godfather of the Islamic State

Islamic State (ISIS)

The unlikely godfather of the Islamic State

CNN - By Thom Patterson, CNN

(CNN) — ISIS, perhaps the most feared terrorist group in the world, traces its short history to a man who was a prison gang leader, a high school dropout and an alleged teenage pimp. His name: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Zarqawi was "Hitler-like" and "incredibly brutal," said Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn, a …

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