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Al-Zarqawi Said to Declare ‘Fierce War’

Iraq’s most feared terror chief declared a “fierce war” on democracy in a new audio recording posted Sunday on the Web, as insurgents attacked another polling station to be used in next weekend’s landmark elections. Rebels who’ve promised to disrupt the Jan. 30 vote also raided a police station in the western city of Ramadi, ordering officers out of the building and seizing their weapons, police Lt. Omar al-Duleimi said. U.S.-trained security forces have been frequent targets of rebel attacks. U.S. and Iraqi officials fear a spike in bloodshed and have announced massive security measures to protect voters from possible insurgent attacks during the elections. Voters will chose a 275-seat National Assembly and provincial councils in Iraq’s 18 provinces. Full Story

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