According to president Bush they have captured a major faciliator and a chief planner for al-Qaida terror network. For Bush it's a critical victory in the war of terror.
Abu Farraj al-Libbi was captured earlier this week. According to Bush's press secretary he is one of al-Qaida's top leaders. According to anonymous source he was #3 figure behind Osama bin Laden.
U.S authorities hope to get lots of new information about the al-Qaida's operation from Abu Farraj.