6,398. 6/21/2005

“…in June [21] 2005 Al Qaeda in Iraq posted a statement on a jihadi Web site known for carrying its messages that said that it has formed a unit of potential suicide attackers who are exclusively Iraqis, an apparent bid to deflect criticism that most suicide bombers in Iraq are foreigners.”

 – Fawaz A. Gerges, The Far Enemy, Page 260

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