Thursday, September 28, 2006

"Fatal Attraction"

This is a great title for this post. Austin Bay Blog has it right on target...


Fatal Attraction: 4000 Al Qaeda dead in Iraq

A release from CBS News and the Associated Press in Cairo.

The lede:

The new leader of al Qaeda in Iraq said in an audiotape posted on the Internet Thursday that more than 4,000 foreign insurgent fighters have been killed in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.

“The blood has been spilled in Iraq of more than 4,000 foreigners who came to fight,” said the man, who identified himself as Abu Hamza al-Muhajir - also known as Abu Ayyub al-Masri - the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, though the voice could not be independently identified.
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