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Tilting at Windmills

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January 28, 2005
By: Kevin Drum

ZARQAWI UPDATE....AP is reporting that Iraqi forces think they're close to capturing Abu Musab al-Zarqawi:

Authorities in Iraq have arrested three close associates of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, officials said Friday, claiming to be close to capturing the al-Qaida-linked terror mastermind himself two days ahead of historic elections that extremists have vowed to subvert.

....Asked by reporters if authorities were close to arresting al-Zarqawi himself, [Deputy Prime Minister Barham] Saleh replied: "We are getting close to finishing off al-Zarqawi and we will get rid of him."

We've heard this before from the Iraqis, and it hasn't been true yet. Still, here's hoping it pans out this time.

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