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Hatred He Bred Is Sure to Survive Terrorist’s Death

By finally eliminating Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the American military and its Iraqi allies have killed the man who put a face on the Iraqi insurgency. The question now is how large a blow his death deals to the guerrilla movement he drove to such bloody extremes. The likely answer, according to American and Iraqi officials and experts who have followed Mr. Zarqawi, is this: While his death could erode the ability of his group, Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia, to carry out suicide and car bomb attacks — and possibly set off a violent struggle to succeed him — the insurgency and the sectarian war he helped ignite will go on without him. Full Story

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