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June 23, 2006

Another Al Qaeda Big Captured In Iraq

Not to be snarky, but it does seem as if Bush's plan is working. For whatever reason, more intelligence is coming into Iraqi Government/US military hands more quickly.

It could be that the Sunni insurgents have decided to sell out Al Qaeda in exchange for peace, and a piece of the oil.

Also Friday, the U.S. military announced that American-led coalition forces captured a senior member of al Qaeda in Iraq in the Baquba area.

The military didn't identify the man who was captured Monday, days after another senior member of the network -- Mansur Sulayman Mansur Khalif, also known as Sheikh Mansur -- was killed in a coalition airstrike.

The suspect, detained with three other suspected terrorists, reportedly is "a senior al Qaeda cell leader throughout central Iraq, north of Baghdad," a military statement said.

"He is known to be involved in facilitating foreign terrorists throughout central Iraq, and is suspected of having ties to previous attacks on coalition and Iraqi forces."

Another bomb went off, of course. Killing nine, wounding 15, three critically.


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