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In a portion of the tape from al Qaeda No. 2 man, Ayman al Zawahri, made
available only today, Zawahri says he has two messages for American
"The first is that you aren't the ones who won the midterm elections,
nor are the Republicans the ones who lost. Rather, the Mujahideen -- the Muslim
Ummah's vanguard in Afghanistan and Iraq -- are the ones who won, and the
American forces and their Crusader allies are the ones who lost," Zawahri said,
according to a full transcript obtained by ABC News.
Zawahri calls on the Democrats to negotiate with him and Osama bin
Laden, not others in the Islamic world who Zawahri says cannot help.
"And if you don't refrain from the foolish American policy of backing
Israel, occupying the lands of Islam and stealing the treasures of the Muslims,
then await the same fate," he said.