Skip to comments.Israeli Forces Reportedly on the Ground in Nigeria, to Help in Rescue of Kidnapped Girls
Posted on 05/17/2014 6:58:50 AM PDT by kindred
"Israel expresses deep shock at the crime against the girls. We are ready to help in finding the girls and fighting the cruel terrorism inflicted on you." -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israeli security forces have arrived in Nigeria to aid in the search for [over] 200 young [mostly] Christian girls recently abducted by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram.
On Monday, international media was abuzz after the publication of a video showing many of the captive girls dressed in Muslim garb (pictured) and reciting passages from the Koran. In the video, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau says the girls will be held and continued to be forcibly converted to Islam until jailed members of his group are freed by the Nigerian government.
The government of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan rejected the demand, and turned to the international community for assistance. Israel was quick to answer the call.
"Israel expresses deep shock at the crime against the girls," read a statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. "We are ready to help in finding the girls and fighting the cruel terrorism inflicted on you."
Members of a Nigerian delegation currently in Israel told Channel 2 News that their government had accepted the offer of Israeli aid, and confirmed that Israeli counter-terrorism experts were already en route to the West African nation.
An Israeli military official who just returned from Nigeria told popular Internet news site Buzzfeed that "in the wake of this crisis, Israel increased its assistance and we have been providing support in any manner possible. We have been involved on this from the beginning."
It was reported that at present, Israeli forces are helping to gather intelligence and guide Nigerian forces on how to best tackle the Boko Haram threat. Some Israeli radio commentators also suggested that Israeli special forces could be taking part in reconnaissance and combat operations.
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And our illustrious President’s wife posts a tweet, instagram-whatever, with a scowl on her face and “just words.”
Typical Obama - “just words”
#This Is How A Leady Acts
Thank God someone who is brave and knowledgable is over there! The US certainly couldn’t do it, even if our -resident was interested in this horrible persecution of Christians, which he isn’t, of course.
Obama will literally do nothing in Nigeria!!! The reasons are as obvious as the nose on ur face!!!
Agreed, the American democrat POTUS is busy fighting against American Christians and Conservative citizens in his hostile and hateful war and unconstituinal grab of power for the communist left wing hatefilled monsters of America.
Gee... How beautiful would it be if a bunch of “pigs and apes” according to Muslims that Jews took all these filthy Muzzie out with extreme justice...
I guess Bibi is sending a message to the Islamist....we will fight you anywhere....
Our great leader (spit) is playing golf.....
If anyone can get them out it’ll be the IDF.
Brave people but somehow feel the Israeli’s we be made the bad guys in the end.
Never good to have this news out in front of the Op.
Waiting for the press to claim Israel wants to convert the girls to Judaism.
When you have the Israelis backing you up, you have the best. We have some fine guys in security/intelligence but they are worthless now due to their commander in chief. Hussein is never going to let our guys help Christians.
I truly believe he would feel just great if all we Christians dropped dead. And, if he could, he would make it happen. He came close to killing Bundy and the rest of the Christian men/women who came to Bundy’s aid. If not for the instant news coverage, he would have killed them all. To Hussein, Christians are terrorists he must eliminate so Islam can take over.
You can't hide a group this large for long....as they have to be near food, water, shelter and other necessities. Wherever they are camped has to be a center of some visible activity, both in and around the total body of prisoners.
Again, I'm convinced that their location is known.
Now that the “Zionist Entity” has become involved, look for the MSM, and all of the usual suspects to lose interest in this story, real quick. Wish I could post a “sarcasm tag” here, but unfortunately, this will probably be the true result of this story. Blessings upon Israel, and those poor innocent children.
If they are successful they will get no thanks whatsoever.
In fact, they will probably be attacked anew in their own country.
"He's the Neighborhood Bully."
“Brave people but somehow feel the Israelis we be made the bad guys in the end.”
Yes, but they have the moral strength to do what is right. Our approach under Obama of making nice and befriending the Islamist has helped groups like Boko Haram spread everywhere.
I’m wrong....you are right!!! Bravo!!! Obama loves Muslim terrorists....he is one!!!
Out POSOTUS can’t be bothered with trivial matters like hundreds of kidnapped Christian girls while he’s busy with:
Covering up multiple scandals
Regulating cow farts
Making sure every American is up to speed on gay and transgender issues
And of course the fundamental transformation of anything else left of this country.
I am very glad that Israel is stepping up. They will do a better job anyway since they can do the job without having to please a Muslim boss.
He didn’t send troops to Benghazi, because they couldn’t get there in time, and he is sending advisory troops to Nigeria....what is wrong with this picture...oh there were no witnesses left to talk about the gun-running in Benghazi...
Amen. And may the Lord and God of Israel and His Son Jesus Christ bless all them who bless Israel and curse all who curse Israel lest the evil one destroy all who love God and family and country. I pray for the PM Benjamin Netenyahu and for the God of Israel to guide him in wisdom and strengh and protect him from the devious evils of the left and all who support Islamic terrorism and hateful leftism worldwide. Can any thing good come from lestists policies and hatreds? I think not!
I would not want to be Boko Haram when the IDF shows up. Instant Karma. :-)
A more direct solution is for the Nigerian government to announce that for every girl not returned immediately, 10 Boko Haram will be executed then disposed of in a cesspit with pig offal.
I may move to Isreal, just to taste life under a just and honorable Government.
..or better yet - “Israel attempting to convert Christians back to... Christians”
If the IDF was there, it would be on the front page of the Slimes or no one would know.
So I have to call BS.
Absolutely. Why is this being reported???
Don’t mess with the Zohan
I love when Christians stick up for Israel, and when Jews are willing to risk everything for anyone who is a victim of Islamic terrorism.
As a Christian, I support everything Israel does to combat terrorism and protect the Jewish State. I was referring to Operational Security (OPSEC). I don’t think they appreciate any publication of their involvement until the girls are safe and the terrorists have found their special hell.
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As, I think are British and American forces. It's important to send a message to Islamic thugs. Shame on the State Department for opposing declaring Boku Haram a terror group years ago. I understand, the Nigerian government is largely Christian, but that's no excuse for not calling Islamic terror what it is.