Thursday, June 15, 2006

Al-Zarqawi’s ‘Mother Lode’ of Information Revealed

At the hideout of Al-Qaida terror leader Al-Zarqawi, documents and computer records were seized. Hurray!! As Iraq’s national security adviser said a “huge treasure.” It is wonderful that all this valuable intelligence was not destroyed by the bombs, but the greatest news was that AL-Zarqawi did not survive. You know that this had to take these evil terrorists by complete surprise. Oh boy, this confiscated information has paid off big time.

National Security Adviser Mouwafak al-Rubaie said (excerpt via AP News- Al-Rubaie said a laptop, flashdrive and other documents were found in the debris after the airstrike that killed the al-Qaida in Iraq leader last week outside Baqouba, and more information has been uncovered in raids of other insurgent hideouts since then.
He called it a "huge treasure ... a huge amount of information.") [read more]

More on the Treasure Trove......

Via Fox News excerpt:
When asked how he could be sure the information was authentic, al-Rubaie said "there is nothing more authentic than finding a thumbdrive in his pocket."
"We believe that this is the beginning of the end of Al Qaeda in Iraq," al-Rubaie said, adding that the documents showed Al Qaeda is in "pretty bad shape," politically and in terms of training, weapons and media.
"Now we have the upper hand," he said at a news conference in Baghdad. "We feel that we know their locations, the names of their leaders, their whereabouts, their movements, through the documents we found during the last few days."

More information here: AP Post-al-Zarqawi Raids Kill 104 Insurgents

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