CENTCOM comments on al-Zawahiri letter

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The remarkable letter from Al—Qaida's second in command Ayman al—Zawahiri to Abu Musab al—Zarqawi, the leader of Al—Qaida in Iraq, will probably get far too little attention and analysis from the MSM. It portrays a movement which realizes it is losing. For far too long, the press has studiously ignored stories of success of our troops, and more recently successes of Iraqi troops. For instance, most poeple do not realize

CENTCOM has posted the entire letter in both English and Arabic, and has added commentary on selectation quotations from the letter under the title "What extremists are saying." Worth reading.

The remarkable letter from Al—Qaida's second in command Ayman al—Zawahiri to Abu Musab al—Zarqawi, the leader of Al—Qaida in Iraq, will probably get far too little attention and analysis from the MSM. It portrays a movement which realizes it is losing. For far too long, the press has studiously ignored stories of success of our troops, and more recently successes of Iraqi troops. For instance, most poeple do not realize

CENTCOM has posted the entire letter in both English and Arabic, and has added commentary on selectation quotations from the letter under the title "What extremists are saying." Worth reading.