Abu Musab Zarqawi?s al-Qaeda in Iraq posted two statements today to various Jihadist internet web forums. The first statement claims that the group has launched three attacks on American bases near the area of al-Qauem. The group says that these operations caused significant damage to the ?Jews and Christians?
Additionally, the group posted a second statement and video of a convoy attack north of Baghdad. According to the statement, a member, or Lion from the al-Qaeda suicide brigade carried out the attack. It is evident from the footage, that at least one Humvee vehicle was destroyed.
The video clip and translations of the two statements are provided to our Intel Service members.