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Military killed ‘key al Qaeda leader’ twice.

By ThinkProgress on July 6, 2007 at 11:15 am

"Military killed ‘key al Qaeda leader’ twice."


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“The U.S. command in Baghdad this week ballyhooed the killing of a key al Qaeda leader but later admitted that the military had declared him dead a year ago. A military spokesman acknowledged the mistake after it was called to his attention by The Examiner. He said public affairs officers will be more careful in announcing significant kills.”

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