Menendez Statement On The Capture Of Terror Leader Al-Zarqaw

Menendez Statement On The Capture Of Terror Leader Al-Zarqaw

Washington - U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding the termination of terror leader al-Zarqawi:

The elimination of al-Zarqawi is great news. He was a terrorist and brutal murderer bent on creating sectarian violence in Iraq and on killing American troops. We all commend the U.S. forces who carried out the air strike for succeeding in an incredibly difficult mission and for continuing to fight with determination against terrorists like al-Zarqawi. And, while this is good news, we simply dont know right now if the killing of al-Zarqawi will impact the level of violence or if his followers will regroup under new leadership. My thoughts and prayers continue to be with all of the American servicemen and women who continue to serve in Iraq.

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