Two week ago, the Tunisian Seif Allah H. was arrested in Cologne, Germany for preparing Ricin using an Islamic State manual to conduct a terrorist attack. This case has gotten more attention recently in the Anglo press.
This case reminded me of one of the Islamic State border documents that involved a Tunisian that had been living in Germany before joining IS in Syria. He also happened to have chemical experience. This is likely a coincidence and not the same person since these two individuals have different real names (though with the one in the IS border documents I will not be disclosing his real name).
While with IS, the individual went by the name Abu al-Qasim al-Qayrawani. He was born on January 29, 1985, meaning when he joined IS on September 26, 2013 he was twenty-eight years old. He originally grew up in Tebourba, Tunisia, about twenty miles northwest of…
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