Pentagon: Terror Arrest

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Officials at the Pentagon are hailing the capture of a top al-Qaida operative by Pakistani forces earlier this week.

Lieutenant General James Conway, the director of operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says the capture of Abu Farraj al-Libbi should send a clear message to Osama bin Laden that "you are not going to rest in peace." And Conway says, "We will hunt you until your dying days or kill you if you resist."

Conway says it's hard to overestimate the importance of this "get" in the war on terror. He says al-Libbi was number three in the al-Qaida organization, and that he was "the guy that would do things outside the region to get at high-level targets."

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