Declassified U.S. documents reveal current ISIS leader provided information on dozens of ISIS members while imprisoned in 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Recently declassified documents from the U.S. military revealed that the new leader of the Islamic State (ISIS), Emir Abdul Rahman Mawla, provided intelligence information on dozens of ISIS members in Iraq to the U.S. military in 2004.

While being interrogation at Camp Bucca, Mawla cooperated with the U.S. and gave detailed information about the names, alias, and physical descriptions of 88 ISIS members. Mawla also provided the U.S. interrogators with valuable information about kidnappings and assassinations that led to directly to arrests.