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Bin Laden asks Zarqawi to target US

Al Qaeda head &to=http://' target=_blank>Osama bin Laden has recently asked Abu Musab al-Zarqawi to consider directing his murderous talents at the U.S. homeland, a U.S. counterterrorism official claims.

"There has been communication between bin Laden and Zarqawi with bin Laden suggesting to Zarqawi the U.S. homeland as a target," the official told Reuters on Monday. He spoke on condition of anonymity. However, there was no specific threat uttered.