Al-Zarqawi’s death major U.S. victory

By Mona Charen: Syndicated Columnist The contrast between the morning paper and the news on radio and television could not have been more dramatic as I write this. The papers, printed before news of Zarqawi’s death, might as well have been draped in black. The Washington Post editorialized about terrorist gains in Somalia, scolding Republicans […]

Al-Zarqawi’s dead, turbulent times ahead

Freedom Newspapers A side from the larger question we won’t attempt to resolve here — whether killing people, even bad people, is the best way to move toward a more stable, civil and orderly society — the death of a terrorist like Abu Musab al-Zarqawi at the very least means there is one less person […]

Iraq prime minister: Militant al-Zarqawi killed in air raid

The Associated Press BAGHDAD, Iraq – Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al-Qaida-linked militant who led a bloody campaign of suicide bombings, kidnappings and hostage beheadings in Iraq, has been killed in a U.S. air raid north of Baghdad, Iraq’s prime minister said Thursday. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said al-Zarqawi was killed along with seven aides Wednesday […]