US Forces Announce Capture of Link between Two al Qaedas

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US authorities announced today the arrest of Khalid al-Mashadani, who they claim is the senior Iraqi leader of al Qaeda in Iraq. The arrest occurred two weeks ago but was not announced until today. Brigadier General Kevin Bergner called al-Mashadani the "media emir for all of Iraq." Michael Gordon is in Baghdad for the New York Times.

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Michael R. Gordon - New York Times - @gordonnyt

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Warren Olney

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