Sep 28, 2007

U.S.-led forces have killed one of the most important leaders of al-Qaida in Iraq

By PAULINE JELINEK,
Associated Press Writer
19 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - U.S.-led forces have killed one of the most important leaders of al-Qaida in Iraq, a Tunisian believed connected to the kidnapping and killings last summer of American soldiers, a top commander said Friday.
Brig. Gen. Joseph Anderson said the death of the suspected terrorist in a U.S. airstrike Tuesday south of Baghdad, and recent similar operations against al-Qaida, have left the organization in Iraq fractured.

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3 comments:

Don Thieme said...

Isn't this about the 10th time that the U.S. has wiped out the leadership of AQ in Iraq?

Ted said...

Again? We seem to always be killing one of the most important leaders of Al Qaida what about the REAL leader? You know, the one Bush never talks about any more.


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Carol said...

Hi Ted and Don.
I know it is sure mysterious that Al Qaida has so many leaders yet we can't seem to find the one that Bush never talks about...perhaps he is hiding in plain sight?