Letters: Jul. 10, 2006

The End of al-Zarqawi

The killing of Abu Mousab al-Zarqawi, the ambitious and notorious leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, removes a high-profile terrorist from the battlefield. But readers were skeptical about whether al-Zarqawi's death would hasten the end of the war--and whether it merited the big-red-X treatment on our cover

"The elimination of al-Zarqawi was important. But Iraq will not regain security and stability until U.S. forces are out of the country." MOHAMAD HASAN Cairo

I was pleased that U.S. and Iraqi forces killed the monster Abu Mousab al-Zarqawi, Iraq's most wanted terrorist [June 19]. President George W. Bush should rightly...

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