CIA Says Qaeda Militant Decapitated American

(New York Times) Douglas Jehl - The Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is believed with "high probability" to have been the one who beheaded American Nicholas Berg, a CIA official said Thursday. The CIA assessment, based on a technical analysis of the video, also says the voice on the video clip is believed with "high probability" to be that of Zarqawi. Zarqawi, who has links to al-Qaeda, has previously been identified by American officials as being behind some of the deadliest attacks in Iraq.

2004-05-14 00:00:00

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