Iraq: al-Zawahiri opposes pull-out

In a new video posted on the Internet by al Qaeda’s propaganda arm, as-Sahab, the organization’s number-two man Ayman al Zawahiri mocks the bill passed by Congress setting a timetable for the pullout of US troops in Iraq. “This bill will deprive us of the opportunity to destroy the American forces which we have caught in a historic trap,” Zawahiri says. “We ask Allah that they only get out of it after losing 200,000 to 300,000 killed, in order that we give the spillers of blood in Washington and Europe an unforgettable lesson.” (ABC, May 5)

As we’ve said before, the terrorists love the GWOT.

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