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April 3, 2006

A-Zarqawi stripped of political power

Leader of Al-Qa'ida in Iraq, Abu Mu's'ab A-Zarqawi, has been stripped of his political power and will be confined to a military role, a senior Al-Qa'ida operative said on Sunday.

According to AFP, Hudhayfa 'Azzam, whose late father 'Abdallah 'Azzam was the mentor of Osama Bin Laden, said A-Zarqawi has made "several mistakes." link here

"The love of jihad [holy war] took over my life, my soul, my sensations, my heart and my emotions. If preparing [for jihad] is terrorism, then we are terrorists ..." (Dr. 'Abdallah 'Azzam quoted on a small commemorative poster found in the offices of the Tulkarm Charitable Society, affiliated with Hamas).
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Posted by Doc at April 3, 2006 3:02 PM

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