Skip to comments.Sources: U.S. Special Operations forces kill ISIS commander Abu Sayyaf in Syria raid
Posted on 05/16/2015 5:29:49 AM PDT by McGruff
U.S. Special Operations forces killed a senior ISIS commander during a raid intended to capture him in eastern Syria overnight Friday to Saturday, sources familiar with what happened on the ground in Syria told CNN.
The ISIS commander, Abu Sayyaf, who was in charge of ISIS' oil and gas operations and directly and increasingly involved in ISIS command and control, fought capture and was killed in the raid, the sources said.
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Obama will of course take credit. That aside, God bless and protect the brave Special Ops forces who put their lives on the line, and particularly the ones who bagged this scumbag Abu Sayyaf. I hope nobody outs them.
Fox on the band wagon now.
Why do I have a feeling that she will wind up as a hero to the left and as Hillary’s SecDef.
“GOOD thing President Obeyme isnt a republican, huh?”
They’re ALWAYS “top” or “senior” commanders killed/captured when it’s a Democrat president.
Otherwise, it would have been a strike on a wedding party or funeral.
“Kudos”, that’s the reaction they hoped for.
I agree, we need more of them to join this guy, starting with that smart ass in Boston.
Maybe Ash Carter, intelligence and the military are exerting pressure on the child in chief to kill his buddies.
Imprisoned Americans in Iran deserve a try. But no, the grand legacy deal to award Iran nukes and a manufacturing bonus of $50 bil would be in jeopardy. Besides, we can’t trust ValJar not to alert her ayatollahs to capture or kill the American team.
“Theyre ALWAYS top or senior commanders killed/captured when its a Democrat president.
Otherwise, it would have been a strike on a wedding party or funeral.”
You’re absolutely right.
Abu Sayyaf's wife, Umm Sayyaf's reaction at the moment of the raid.
Time to bring back Letters of Marque and Reprisal.
I thought Obama as CinC was the most humane potus possible. He just used drones sending missiles for his daily ‘kill list’.
That’s what they told me.
why did this story even get revealed.....???????
isnt it better to let them be found dead one by one and WONDER WHAT’S GOING ON
delta recruits whoever they need.... including seals
besides it was bendoverbarrythebathhouseboy who revealed the seals involvement and put out a “story” and it was EX SEALS who as private cits are entitled to free speech to correct lies and phony stories... BESIDES THE WH LET HONKEYWOOD INTO THE CIA SECRET ENCLAVES TO FABRICATE A FAVORABLE STORY THAT PUBLICIZED A VERSION OF THE STORY AND THE SEALS INVOLVEMENT AND THE ALLEGED DETAILS OF HOW IT WENT DOWN
wasn’t it panetta who blew the doctors cover.... and NOTHING HAPPENED TO HIM..... libs live by a double standard and should be held accountable
“They” said he was dead. They wanted to capture him, but he was killed.
Why don’t I accept this? If he had been captured, then we could see him with our own eyes. But— dead— anyone could be used in pictures.
They were probably all wearing tennies so nobody can make claims about boots on the ground.
That was my first reaction. Abu Sayyaf is a terrorist group in the Philippines, but.. A person’s name? Something’s not right here. Maybe they killed Al-Baghdadi? Now, that would be a hit, although he’s probably already dead.
Abu Sayyaf is a TERRORIST GROUP NOT A PERSON. This story is most-likely BS, invented in an attempt to boost 0bama’s ratings with regards to whose side he is on in the WOT. His ‘Christian mask’ has slipped badly so they decided to shift it back onto his black Muslim face.
..... Yup ..... either more great investigative reporting by CNN or the Whitehouse was in such a rush to get the hastily prepared talking points out to the party faithful media wonks that they forgot to fact check their own report. Perhaps a fine mix of both.
“”Levant” is a region of the middle east where the state we know as “Israel” isn’t shown. Using it is a way that Obama can diss Israel.”
Well said. There is indeed rhyme and reason as the way this administration operates.
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