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Al-Zarqawi Tape Boasts of U.S. Humiliation

An audiotape purportedly by key terror suspect Abu Musab al-Zarqawi boasts that Islamic holy warriors have humiliated the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq.The speaker noted recent battles between American forces and militiamen loyal to a radical Shiite cleric in the holy city of Najaf, indicating that it had been made recently. There was no way to verify the authenticity of the 45-minute recording or the date it was made. The audiotape surfaced Saturday, the third anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, on a Web site known for Islamic content. The voice on the tape was similar to that of previous recordings of al-Zarqawi and used a similar style of rhythmic speech. There was no reference to the Sept. 11 attacks in the tape, titled “Where is the honor?”Full Story

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