There has been plenty of intelligence depicting a rift growing between Al-Qaida and other terrorist insurgent groups operating inside Iraq. Now there appears to be solid proof. The US has more at stake in bringing the lesser of two evils (Iraqi Sunni) to the bargaining table, than fighting individual Al-Qaida jihadis, but any killed or captured Al-Qaida terrorist is always a welcomed event.
The more Sunnis that accept the present day reality of a democratically elected Iraq government, the sooner Iraq will become stablized and US troops sent home. More here. *L* KGS