Skip to comments.The U.S. Quietly Slashes the Reward Posted for the Leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq
Posted on 05/12/2008 5:30:17 PM PDT by Dog
The U.S. government has quietly withdrawn a $5 million reward it was offering for the killing or capture of Abu Ayyub al-Masri, named by Pentagon officials as the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq.
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Maybe a JDAM
I love JDAMs
Currently, the bounty for the Egyptian militant stands at $100,000, a more modest payout that is now covered by the separateand decidedly lower profileDepartment of Defense Rewards Program
What the hell?
Maybe they’re trying to insult him by saying he’s just not worth that much.
Why should the State Department’s Rewards for Justice Program pay top dollar for a two bit thug!?! Abu Ayyub al-Masri is shop worn and ugly to boot.
Probably trying to reduce the number of times Iraqi officials falsely report they’ve caught him. After the third time, it’s getting old.
There was a report last week that the Iraqi Army had captured this guy. These reports don’t pass the smell test. Something tells me this guy has assumed room temperature as a famous raconteur says.
Because we are confident now we’ll get the prick. Geez, the U.S. News acts like this is some big deal.
I hate the LameStream Media....they all pretty much suck.
Is he dead?
He’s dead Jim.
One scenario is that the guy listed never really was the actual leader, just some stooge out there to take the fall. He was the Uncle Jr. to some other Tony Soprano. We might have just figured that out.
Jim, he’s dead. Only so many ways Bones could say that line.
“Do I understand this correctly? I’m being MARKED DOWN? . . . I’ve had a bounty put on my head by K-Mart!”
Blue light special.
You can’t sell a product that’s been discontinued.
maybe the dims in congress.
Perhaps they have tapped into his communication network.
Its the same thing they did with Zarqawi. Remember the blooper reel? Publically humilated the chump, and look what happened a month later.... ;)