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Statement Rips Sunnis for Voting in Iraq

An Internet statement in the name of the al-Qaida in Iraq terrorist group rebuked Sunnis for participating in last month’s Iraqi elections, saying they had “thrown a rope” to save U.S. policy in the country. The purported statement by group leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi also said his fighters decided not to disrupt the elections with attacks “to avoid killing some of the Sunnis who were confused” about whether to vote. He also called President Bush a liar, saying: “All that you hear from the liar of the White House is that the situation in Iraq is getting better.” Full Story

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