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Friday, June 9, 2006
First Zarqawi Tribute Video Appears Online; U.S. Death Photos Prominently Featured
In an analysis posted on Thursday, INTELWIRE predicted that the U.S. military's photographs of Abu Musab Al Zarqawi's corpse were ideally suited to jihadist "martyr tribute" videos and would be employed by terrorist propagandists.
Only one day later, the first Zarqawi tribute video has been posted to Islamist message boards. The video prominently features the photographs released by the U.S. military. The video was obtained by INTELWIRE. A screen capture is displayed below.
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