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December 12, 2007 Special Dispatch No. 1782

Al-Arabiya TV Interview with Former Al-Qaeda Trainer in Iraq: "Al-Qaeda Got its Ideology From the Koran and Sunna… The Only Problem [for the Mujahideen] in Iraq is the [U.S.] Air Force… Yes, I Am a Terrorist, What's the Problem?"

December 12, 2007
Iraq | Special Dispatch No. 1782

The following are excerpts from an interview from Lebanon with Shehada Jawhar, former Al-Qaeda official in charge of training in Iraq, which aired on Al-Arabiya TV on December 7, 2007. In the interview, he discusses his journey to Iraq via Syria, the training and operations he carried out, his brothers in jihad, Abu Mus'ab Al-Zarqawi, and the role played by Syrian intelligence. ...

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