Postcard from the Edge
by T. A. Frank
Another letter from Zawahiri to Zarqawi.
In the name of God, praise be to God, and praise and blessings be upon the Messenger of God, his family, his co-workers, and his broker.
God only knows how much I would enjoy visiting you in Iraq. The only thing keeping me from packing my bags, donning a burqa, and slipping into a carrier sack on a westbound mule right now is that I'm tied up with promoting my latest book, Man Behind the Mosque: Faith, Community and Discourse in Post-Bunker-Buster Waziristan (334 pp., Madrassa Press, $28.95 Canadian). Did you happen to see me on "Charlie Rose"? I had you in mind when I sent in my threatening audiotape. ...