Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

Slateon Iraq’s chief terrorist.

The Jordanian Connection: Why Amman helped track down Zarqawi,” by Christopher Hitchens. Posted June 12, 2006.

The ‘Lion’ Sleeps Tonight: The world’s press bids farewell to Zarqawi,” by Zuzanna Kobrzynski and Amanda Watson-Boles. Posted June 9, 2006.

The Gabfest on Zarqawi: Slate’s weekly political bull session,” by Andy Bowers. Posted June 9, 2006.

A Window of Opportunity: What happens now that Zarqawi’s dead?” by Fred Kaplan. Posted June 8, 2006.

A Good Day’s Work: Why Zarqawi’s death matters,” by Christopher Hitchens. Posted June 8, 2006.


Who’s on Deck? What Zarqawi’s death means for the insurgency,” by Dan Byman. Posted June 8, 2006.

Candid Camera: The trouble with releasing Zarqawi’s outtakes,” by Fred Kaplan. Posted May 5, 2006.

 ”It’s Curtains for al-Qaida: What happens when Iraqi ‘insurgents’ take on Zarqawi’s thugs?” by Christopher Hitchens. Posted Jan. 16, 2006.

Lieutenants by the Bushel: Al-Zarqawi’s top-heavy army,” by Timothy Noah. Posted Dec. 9, 2005.

Holy Zarqawi: Why Bush let Iraq’s top terrorist walk,” by Daniel Benjamin. Posted Oct. 29, 2004.

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi: The mysterious man behind the beheadings,” by Eric Umansky. Posted Jun. 29, 2004.