From the Washington Examiner via Think Progress: "The U.S. command in Baghdad this week ballyhooed the killing of a key al-Qaida leader but later admitted that the military had declared him dead a year ago." The Examiner says the military is vowing to be more careful when it comes to announcing "significant kills" in the future.
That's How You Got Killed Before
The U.S. military claims to kill the same al-Qaida leader twice.
July 6, 2007 8:25PM (UTC)
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.MORE FROM Tim Grieve
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