CAIRO, Egypt – Militant Muslim Web sites have posted a video showing homicide attacks (search) against U.S. and Iraqi forces. The film's narrator apparently is terror suspect Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (search).
The narrator calls American soldiers cowards and easy targets. The voice sounds similar to al-Zarqawi's previous audiotapes. He heads the group calling itself Al Qaeda in Iraq (search), and has pledged allegiance to Usama bin Laden.
The 46-minute video opens with old footage of bin Laden. The narrator says the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq was unjust and refers to President Bush (search) as an "idiot" for announcing an end to major combat in May 2003. The voice says the war "has just started" and declares that the U-S aim is to "humiliate Muslims and to obliterate the rituals of this religion."