MATTIS ON AL QAEDA
Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, commander of the U.S. Central Command, on Tuesday confirmed that al Qaeda is making a comeback in Iraq.
Asked during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing if the terrorist group behind the Sept. 11 attacks is recovering in Iraq after being hit hard by U.S. forces, Gen. Mattis said: “Yes, sir. They are. It’s not significant. It won’t threaten the [Iraqi] government. It’ll kill a lot of innocent people.”
The Washington Times first reported Sunday that the terrorist group was mounting a