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2007-07-18 Iraq
US: al-Qaida in Iraq Big Turban Captured
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Posted by Fred 2007-07-18 08:42|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [837 views ]  Top
 File under: Islamic State of Iraq 


Good thing he "graduated" before Iraq decides to put "an emphasis on education." Otherwise, he'd still be at the blackboard trying to spell his name!
Posted by BA 2007-07-18 10:11||   2007-07-18 10:11|| Front Page Top

#2 I guarantee that the Brave Lion of Islam™ is singing like a canary.
Posted by DarthVader">DarthVader  2007-07-18 10:11||   2007-07-18 10:11|| Front Page Top

#3 Yeah, the leaders have lots of intelto share, so they get the really good interrogators. We are also picking up a number of their leaders, so someone is spilling something. By now I think we have a clear picture of al Qaeda structure, movements, tactics, times and places.
Now to infiltrate the US Senate.
Posted by wxjames 2007-07-18 10:21||   2007-07-18 10:21|| Front Page Top

#4 Harder to do - too many targets of opportunity.
Posted by lotp 2007-07-18 10:46||   2007-07-18 10:46|| Front Page Top

#5 al-Mashhadani served as an intermediary between al-Masri and Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida No. 2 Ayman al-Zawahri.

Maybe with the right kind of panties on the head, info will lead to other big turbans.
Posted by JohnQC 2007-07-18 11:27||   2007-07-18 11:27|| Front Page Top

#6 Bergner said al-Mashhadani had told interrogators that al-Baghdadi is a "fictional role" created by al-Masri and that an actor is used for audio recordings of speeches posted on the Web.

I believe we discussed the idea that might be the case here. al-Baghdadi, the phantom, the man who's everywhere and nowhere, the man who can't be caught or killed because he doesn't exist.

Which all falls apart when you nab the right guy and he sings like a bird.
Posted by Steve 2007-07-18 11:28||   2007-07-18 11:28|| Front Page Top

#7 Captured in Mosul on July 4th (such a nice birthday present for America!), not revealed until the 18th? They emptied his head awfully fast... not to mention his computer, his cell phone, his...
Posted by trailing wife 2007-07-18 11:43||   2007-07-18 11:43|| Front Page Top

#8 OOOH, there must be something wrong here. Al Queda in Iraq Mesopatania doesn't exist and if it did no Iraqi would be part of it. I know. Its my paper and I'll decide if things are real or not and whether the USA should be secured or not. If you don't like it then sell your stock and never come near my paper again.
Posted by Pinch the Mench 2007-07-18 12:06||   2007-07-18 12:06|| Front Page Top

#9 What they're not telling you is that Khaled Abdul-Fattah Dawoud Mahmoud al-Mashhadani wasn't captured, he defected. He's been a U.S. double agent for years, and he left behind other double agents who are still supplying us with information.

Or not.

Whether it's true or not, I hope the bad guys are hearing lost of rumors that Khaled was working for us. Confusion to our enemies!
Posted by Mike 2007-07-18 14:12||   2007-07-18 14:12|| Front Page Top

#10 This is an excellent omen for the Iraqis:

Other events on the 4th of July:
Declaration of Independence
July 3rd, 1863 - (I'm sure it was July 4th somewhere in the world) Lee made his single greatest mistake in the Civil War - Union troops repelled a massive artillery assault on Cemetery Ridge during the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg in southern Pennsylvania. During the early morning hours Confederate General Robert E. Lee ordered General Longstreet to prepare General Pickett's troops for the assault. Longstreet advised Lee of his reservations about the success of such an advance, which he did not feel Confederate troops could sustain. Lee disregarded Longstreet and maintained his order for a heavy bombardment of Union defenses on the Ridge followed by an advance of Pickett's men.

On July 4th, 1863, Conf. General John Pemberton surrendered his army and the army of the Confederacy was split in two.

The complete liberation of the Phillippines was announced by McArthur on July 5th (I will assume it July 4th back in the good ol' USA)

On July 4th, ? Frederick Douglass decried the evils of slavery, still prevalent in the American South at that time, but identified forces "drawing encouragement from the Declaration of Independence, the great principles it contains, and the genius of American Institutions in operation" that "must inevitably work The downfall of slavery."

Men who were recalled by their maker on the 4th of July:
Ben Franklin
George Washington
John Adams
John Hancock

The capture and resulting information obtained from this the Iraqi likewise bodes as a major turning event in the fight for Liberty and Justice for all.
Posted by A T">A T  2007-07-18 14:55||   2007-07-18 14:55|| Front Page Top

#11 note: John Pemberton surrendered his army at the battle of Vicksburg..
Posted by A T">A T  2007-07-18 14:57||   2007-07-18 14:57|| Front Page Top

#12 "Alluha Akbar!!", the new Dhimmicratic Party slogan, al_Mashhadani will not get to hear (awwwwww!!!) if the Dhimmicrats ever get their way for "cutting and running" in the face of Al Qaeda.
Posted by Elmomoth Javitle4523 2007-07-18 17:49||   2007-07-18 17:49|| Front Page Top

23:59 Eric Jablow
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23:48 Super Hose
23:48 USN, ret.
23:36 Cromert
23:33 Barbara Skolaut
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