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Old 05-05-2006, 09:28 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by htismaqe
This propaganda video that he made, is this guy fuggin serious?

He has to have somebody load the chamber for him, he's got two bumbling idiots carrying his gun for him, he's wearing ****ing tennis shoes...

Are they so eager for these guys to be "heroes" that they'll actually buy this shit?
The version of the video that the United States government released was never distributed by al-Zarqawi to advance his propaganda objectives.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060504/...a/iraq_zarqawi
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U.S. Releases Parts of al-Zarqawi Video



By TAREK EL-TABLAWY, Associated Press Writer Thu May 4, 1:06 PM ET




BAGHDAD, Iraq - The U.S. military command Thursday released previously unseen images of a video purportedly posted by al-Qaida in Iraq's leader, showing him decked out in American tennis shoes and unable to operate his machine gun.



Authorities also said 31 "foreign fighters" had been killed since April and 161 al-Qaida in Iraq leaders were killed or captured since January, seriously undercutting the group's logistical abilities.


The video, discovered in a series of raids in April on purported al-Qaida in Iraq safe houses in the Youssifiyah area, 12 miles southwest of Baghdad, gave a view of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi that the Jordanian-born militant chose not to show the world, said Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, spokesman for the U.S. command.

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