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Zarqawi message: ‘I’m still here’

After years of operating in Iraq as a shadowy force who was sometimes heard but never seen, the Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi stepped out of the shadows with a video released on the Internet Tuesday that showed him planning operations against US forces and walking freely about the desert of what was claimed to be Iraq’s Anbar Province. Mr. Zarqawi, whom Iraqi officials blame for dozens of suicide attacks inside Iraq as well as terrorist attacks in his native Jordan, was even at this late date seen as a mythical figure by many Iraqis, a fiction designed to spread fear and put a face on the Sunni Arab insurgents who have spread so much terror here. Full Story

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