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May 20th, 2010
09:00 AM ET

CNN exclusive with Baghdad terror chief

(CNN) – They're some of America's "most wanted" – al Qaeda leaders who normally appear only in the shadows on grainy Internet videos or audio recordings. This week, CNN's Fred Pleitgen was the first western TV journalist to interview the recently captured Baghdad commander of al Qaeda in Iraq. As Fred tells us, the Iraqi government made him available to CNN and Arabic language media to highlight the progress it's made fighting terrorism.


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