Skip to comments.Trump says U.S. operation killed al-Qaida leader in Yemen
Posted on 02/07/2020 5:43:32 AM PST by Freedom'sWorthIt
President Donald Trump said Thursday that the U.S. at his direction has conducted a counter-terrorism operation in Yemen that killed Qassim al-Rimi, an al-Qaida leader who claimed responsibility for last year's deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, where a Saudi aviation trainee killed three American sailors.
Al-Rimi is a founder of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. The affiliate has long been considered the global networks most dangerous branch for its attempts to carry out attacks on the U.S. mainland. Trump said the U.S. and its allies are safer as a result of his death.
We will continue to protect the American people by tracking down and eliminating terrorists who seek to do us harm," Trump said.
While Trump confirmed reports that al-Rimi had been killed, he did not say when the U.S. operation was conducted or offer any details about how it was carried out.
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Apologies if this is a duplicate post - searched and couldn't find it.
Another one bites the dust....thank you, President Trump and our heroes in our Armed Forces.
Schumer and Pelosi are deeply saddened. Schiff and Nadler will open hearings to determine if Trump is guilty of premeditated murder.
Why do we have to get involved in Yemen? If Saudi Arabia can’t defeat Yemen how are they going to take on Iran.
And Mini Mike will spend another billion trying to defeat the President. I hope the effort bankrupts Mike.
Answer to your question: First sentence, first paragraph.
You just don’t get it do you
Yemen is Iran. The time for incessant anti Saudi rhetoric is past.
The Houthi are Iranian mercenaries.
It’s just not a good year to be named Qassim . . .
Wait! Did he have the democrats permission to do this? Did Rashib Tlaib approve?
Not only track down, but eliminate these slime. Keep up the good work.
What impressed me about this hit is that they finally got Ayman al-Zawahriri, who was OBL’s right hand raghead.
I am guilty of not reading the first sentence. My comment was a general comment about this proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Another muslim forfeiture.
Yes it is! God bless our heroes in the military and thank God for President Trump - and God bless him!
“Many observers have considered AQAP among the most dangerous, if not the most dangerous, branch of al Qaeda since its formation in 2009.”
“Rimi’s “death further degrades AQAP and the global al-Qa’ida movement, and it brings us closer to eliminating the threats these groups pose to our national security,” the White House said in a statement Thursday” (CNN)
How come the left isn’t making a big tragedy out of this as they did for the worm soleimani? They are skilled at turning a good thing into a bad thing.
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