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U.S. Says Iraq Letter Sought Al Qaeda Aid

U.S. forces have intercepted correspondence believed to have been written by a terrorist operative seeking Al Qaeda’s help in inciting violence between Shiite and Sunni Muslims in Iraq, the U.S. military confirmed Monday. The letter, believed to have been written in Iraq, outlines a plan for “provoking ethnic sectarian warfare … in the hope of tearing this country apart,” said Dan Senor, a spokesman for the Coalition Provisional Authority. The discovery of the 17-page letter was first reported Monday by the New York Times. “We believe the report and document are credible. We take the report seriously,” said Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, a U.S. military spokesman. Kimmitt said the letter would be made public. Full Story

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