They will now have to get used to dealing with a new head minister of propaganda at the Al Queda headquarters, perhaps John Murtha or Nancy Pelosi are up for the job.
CNN.com - Airstrike kills terror leader al-Zarqawi in Iraq - Jun 8, 2006: "BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the most wanted terrorist in Iraq, was killed in a coalition airstrike near Baquba, jubilant U.S. and Iraqi authorities announced Thursday.
Al-Zarqawi's killing is a major coup for the embattled coalition forces.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Gen. George Casey, the highest-ranking U.S. commander in Iraq, and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad announced the development at a news conference.
'Today, Zarqawi has been killed,' al-Maliki said. The announcement was greeted by cheers and applause.
Khalilzad -- who called al-Zarqawi 'the godfather of sectarian killing and terror in Iraq' -- said the death 'marks a great success for Iraq and the global war on terror' and calls it a 'good omen' for the new Iraqi government." read more
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