He Served Saddam. He Served ISIS. Now Al Douri May Be Dead.

Only DNA will determine for sure that this former Ba’athist leader who allied with the jihadists finally is out of the picture. If so, what will his followers do?

He’s been on the loose since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and despite a $10 million bounty for his capture always managed to stay one step ahead of his pursuers, but now Iraqi officials are fairly confident that the King of Clubs can finally be crossed off the U.S. “kill or capture” list. According to them Izzat Ibrahim al Douri, for decades one of Saddam Hussein’s key advisers and the leader of a powerful militia allied with the so-called Islamic State, is now dead.