Skip to comments.Secrets of the Secret War: Why Did Weekend Somalia Raid Fail?
Posted on 10/08/2013 6:39:59 AM PDT by rktman
The Defense Departments Friday night operation to go after an Al-Shabaab commander in Somalia peeled the veil a bit off the Obama administrations ongoing secret war in Somalia, but left many questions about the story behind the failed raid.
Pentagon press secretary George Little confirmed today that U.S. military personnel conducted a targeted operation against Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir, a.k.a. Ikrima, a Kenyan of Somali origin and a top commander in the al-Qaeda affiliate.
Ikrima is closely associated with late al-Qaeda operatives Harun Fazul and Saleh Nabhan, who played roles in the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.
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“O” is making Clinton look good... at least Billy Boy kept our guys out of Ireland!
Radical left wing extremist demokkkrat presidential candidate for 2016. Lucky she was able to duck all the sniper fire in Bosnia.
Next time, just drop a dozen Tomahawks into the compound when intel shows the leaders are present.
Al Shabab would not be gloating after their R&R compound was cratered.
Someone in the administration or the military command structure obviously “outed” the mission.
zer0 was advised of this one. Military People learned the truth! No word was given to zer0 on the other raid(s). Only conclusion reachable.
They were setup again by Obama/Jarret.
When the mission is to “arrest” and not “dead or alive”, the complexity increases TEN fold.
Lack of commitment and resolve on the part of the CIC.
Because of the CiC.
Because an islamist is CIC.
There’s been so much contradictory information put out on this mission that it’s impossible to critically analyze it. I think that is intentional. That leaves us the one inescapable conclusion.....This happened on Obama’s watch, under his orders, and it failed.
“Huh? Me? I NEVER said “red line”.
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