A 15:42 minute video featuring a series of sniper attacks upon American soldiers, titled: ?Baghdad Sniper,? was issued today, November 3, 2005. The subtitle: ?Juba,? references the nickname given by American forces to the insurgent sniper in Baghdad. Interspersed within the clip are several alleged quotes from American soldiers and officers, military analysts, and The Guardian news publication, expressing the fear of snipers and the deadliness of their accuracy. One such quote purported to be from a ?concerned person of the 164th Brigade in al-Rasmiya compound,? states: ?In the time we walk on foot, we have the idea in our heads that it is a real threat to us.? In the addition, the video presents a list of casualty numbers to American forces killed by snipers for the period between Ramadan 2004 and 2005.
The group states that this film is a ?gift? for Muslims on the occasion of the Fitr feast marking the end of the holy month Ramadan.
The video clip and a translation of the on-screen text is provided to our Intel Service members.