In what is official said to be the first military raid carried out in Yemen under President Donald Trump, SEAL Team 6 killed the 8 year old (American) daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki. He was a New Mexico-born alleged al Qaeda leader who himself was killed in a U.S. strike five years ago with Anwar's 16 year old younger brother killed by a USA drone strike 2 weeks later.
Pentagon alleges that 14 militants died, along with "numerous" civilians.
Various reports from Yemen claim that as many as 59 people killed in total.
Other reports claim 10 women and other children apart from Nawar were killed, and others wounded.
Trump's First Military Raid Was a Massacre of Civilians, Including an 8-Year-Old Girl
usual, our rightist friends, devoid of humanity and integrity,
will make any unsubstantiated claim conceivable to demonise "the other" in order to make the killings more palatable; even sometimes claiming that Muslims merely use their children as a human
But if we just stick to the facts.
The fact is that USA authorities admit to having killed innocents.
fact is, that this was the fist official hit on people on foreign soil
with Trump as USA President showing us his style. The attack was directed by the man Trump appointed as secretary of defense General James "Mad Dog" Mattis.
Mad Dog Mattis; the
man who once authorised the bombing of a wedding party near the Syrian
border, killing 42 civilians, including at least 13 children; and later
boasted to military historian Bing West that it had taken him less than
30 seconds to deliberate whether to bomb the location.
many wars and death in the Middle East, based on erroneous claims by
American and allied leaders, perhaps millions; while under international
scrutiny of so called evidence; Now it will be a free[r] for all; without
any oversight at all.
Let's not pretend; the fact is; that Trump has no qualms with killing innocent people; in
fact, he has even promised to target them.
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