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Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Another One Bites The Dust
Captain's Quarters has followups on CENTCOM's announcement.
CENTCOM announced minutes ago that one of the men expected to take the place of the now-room temperature Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has also reached thermal equilibrium near Baghdad. The spokesman for the military briefed reporters on the death of Sheikh Mansur, displaying before and after mug shots of the dead terrorist and explained his significance to the insurgent network in Iraq.Check the link for updates. Last I saw, it appears that not only is this high-value target dead, but we also have another in custody.
Michael Ledeen has more.
Coalition forces in Iraq killed 15 terrorists and detained six other suspects and a senior terrorist leader during raids yesterday and today near Baqubah, military officials reported today.He suspects it'll get little MSM play, due to this closing paragraph:
Several women and children were present at the raid sites, officials said. None was harmed, and all were returned to their homes once the troops ensured the area was secure, they added.