Skip to comments.U.S. forces rescue kidnapped aid workers Jessica Buchanan and Poul Hagen Thisted in Somalia
Posted on 01/25/2012 8:01:18 AM PST by C19fan
U.S. special operations forces have rescued a kidnapped American aid worker and her Danish colleague in Somalia, U.S. officials said Wednesday. During the raid, all nine of their captors were killed.
Jessica Buchanan, 32, and Poul Hagen Thisted, 60, were abducted Oct. 25 by a group of armed men in the Somali town of Galkayo. Pentagon officials said there is no indication the men had any connection to international terrorism or al-Shabab, Somalias al-Qaeda affiliate. Instead, the men are believed to have been pirates, hoping to trade their captives for ransom.
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Saddam... er, Barack Hussein: PIRATE FIGHTER!
Barry Hussein to the rescue !
Expect to see the former hostages being dragged around the campaign trail by Barry as he trots them out to brag about himself
They should never name the Unit that did the rescue. There is a reason the two sources of info did it anonymously, they were not supposed to give details.
This guy was probably there, running the show:
The whole of Afghanistan is not worth one drop of American blood.
Pardon me, that should be Somalia, but it is true for both.
I agree with you, McGruff. Any military actions from now until election day will be tinted as political posturing by Obama. And who could blame anyone for thinking that?
Just the same, congratulations to our Special Ops. Job well done.
Did they pee on the dead captors?
Do you recall what Otto Von Bismark is supposed to have said?
“The whole of the Balkans is not worth the life of one Pomeranian grenadier!”