The Insider: Daily Terrorism Report

Bush Insists al Qaeda-Saddam Ties Existed Bush insists ties existed between al Qaeda and Saddam, contradicting 9/11 panel's finding. (AP)

Full Iraq Oil Exports Expected to Resume Full crude oil exports are expected by end of next week, but could come as early as Wednesday, coalition officials said Friday. (AP)

Source: Four Kuwaitis Killed in Operations Against U.S. Forces Four Kuwaitis were killed when they carried out operations against U.S. forces in Iraq, a source told Asharq Al Awsat and named all four. The source claims that they had decided to go to Iraq after hearing about the prison abuses there. (Asharq Al Awsat)

ANALYSIS & OPINION

Saudis Wrestle With Qaeda Demons The Kingdom's rulers are divided over how to face the terror challenge. Their fate may be linked with Iraq's. (Time Magazine)

Some Lessons From Nations That Won the War On Terror At the Observatory of Human Rights in Algiers, the Algerian capital, a visitor is shown a chart indicating the course of almost a decade of terrorist war waged in the name of Islam. (Arab News)

Bush, Saddam and Al Qaeda If we forget for a moment that the evidence Washington had about Saddam's involvement with al Qaeda was plain wrong and put aside also why it was so wrong, we can concentrate on the real issue, which is that George W. Bush wanted it to be true. (Arab News)

Forgivable Once The latest interim report by the Sept. 11 commission describes a litany of errors and miscommunications by aviation and air defense authorities during the attacks. Under normal circumstances, these failures would be simply unforgivable, yet the tone of the report, if not commissioners' questions at a public hearing yesterday, is relatively understanding. (Washington Post)

Blind To The Truth The Bush administration's reaction to the report of the bipartisan US commission investigating September 11, which has found no evidence of a substantive relationship between Iraq and al Qaeda, is a classic case of none being so blind as those who will not see. (The Guardian)

The Insider Daily Terrorism Report (DTR) is a summary of major news articles and broadcasts relating to international terrorism and the war in Iraq. The DTR is edited daily from foreign and U.S. sources by Chris Isham, Hoda Osman, and Brinda Adhikari of the ABCNEWS Investigative Unit. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of ABCNEWS.

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