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Iraq / The Zarqawi Trail #791136

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 26, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The issue of whether terrorist leader Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi has been wounded in Iraq updated.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The fate of Zarqawi examined; details given about the Internet site that is the chief means of his group's communication, the speculation about whether a successor should be named, the speculation Zarqawi may have been wounded by Marines during Operation Matador near the Syrian border. [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE†- says they communicate via restricted Internet Websites; suggests the US monitor these terrorist Websites.] [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN†- talks about the problems for the coalition to win.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - compares "this violent extremist" to Adolf Hitler.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Ross, Brian

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