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October 23, 2004

US Bags Senior Leader of Al Zarqawi Cell

Do not muck around with America:

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- The U.S. military has arrested a "senior leader" in the network run by Jordanian terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, along with five others during overnight raids in the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah, officials said Saturday.

American forces have stepped up operations in Fallujah in a bid to root out al-Zarqawi's terror group, Tawhid and Jihad, which is believed to operate from there. The group has been blamed in numerous suicide bombings and beheadings of foreign hostages, including recent twin blasts inside Baghdad's Green Zone, which houses the U.S and Iraqi leadership.

As Kausfiles noted, that LATimes "exclusive" about Bush putting off combat operations until after the elections turned out to be a true exclusive-- it appeared only in the LATimes, and apparently not in reality.


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