Abdul Jabbar Khalil Shanshal, Iraqi Army officer, government official.
Shanshal, Abdul Jabbar Khalil was born in 1920 in Mosul, Iraq, WORLD0. Son of Khalil Shanshal.
Chief of staff, 3d Division, 1963;
commander, Staff College, 1964;
commander 4th Division, Mosul, commander, Mosul Garrison, 1966;
deputy chief of general staff, 1970;
minister state for military affairs, Government of Iraq, Baghdad, 1982-1991;
minister defense, Government of Iraq, Baghdad, since 1992.