Skip to comments.BREAKING - US military strikes Yemeni ‘radar sites’ in response to missile attack on navy destroyer
Posted on 10/12/2016 8:14:31 PM PDT by tcrlaf
The US military has launched strikes on radar sites in Yemen, the Pentagon announced, according to Reuters. The move comes in response to failed attacks on the US navy destroyer USS Mason.
According to the Pentagons initial assessments, three radar sites in the Houthi rebel-controlled area of Yemen were destroyed in the attack.
The US military vowed to respond to any further threat to our ships and commercial traffic, according to a statement cited by Reuters.
(Excerpt) Read more at rt.com ...
JAKE TAPPER 2m ago Pentagon: US struck 3 radar sites in Houthi-controlled Yemen, sites involved in the recent missile launches threatening USS Mason & others. https://twitter.com/jaketapper
Guardian tweeting this as well, now
Can Jake Tapper be trusted?
Isn’t he a known Clinton news collaborator?
Wagging the dog.
Glad it wasn’t Russia we attacked.
I want to see cluster bombs raining down on Iran too.
You suck Obama, #%@& traitor.
Did they find the 0bama Ransom Payments there?
We’re at war with Yemen now!
Obama can put another notch on his peace prize!
Good for us standing up for ourselves but bad that the Terrorist in Chief is causing this.
Nothing worse than Operation Praying Mantis, and by a very wide margin.
Yet HOW MANY Americans know of that one, eh..?
In a week less than 1% of Americans will remember this.
As the leaks continue to get worse the more suit they start.
Gotta bomb those aspirin factories.
Some kid in Kenya threw a rock at one of our ships!
Let’s bomb Kenya!
Good thing we didn’t elect a cowboy to be our President.
Obama is way too sophisticated to just be bombing people.
PENTAGON NOW CONFIRMING.
CNN still too busy pushing the “Trump is a PERVERT!” meme to cover this so far.
Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on U.S. Military Strikes Against Radar Sites in Yemen
Release No: NR-365-16
Oct. 12, 2016
Early this morning local time, the U.S. military struck three radar sites in Houthi-controlled territory on Yemen’s Red Sea coast. Initial assessments show the sites were destroyed. The strikes — authorized by President Obama at the recommendation of Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Joseph Dunford — targeted radar sites involved in the recent missile launches threatening USS Mason and other vessels operating in international waters in the Red Sea and the Bab al-Mandeb.
These limited self-defense strikes were conducted to protect our personnel, our ships, and our freedom of navigation in this important maritime passageway.
The United States will respond to any further threat to our ships and commercial traffic, as appropriate, and will continue to maintain our freedom of navigation in the Red Sea, the Bab al-Mandeb, and elsewhere around the world.
That was the beginning of the end
Wag the dog?
Wouldn’t have happened if we hadn’t destabilized Yemen...
CNN now doing a Live Shot from DC saying that the RUSSIANS are doing the hacking!
Still too busy pimping memes to cover breaking news.
Too bad that wasn’t the Obummers response when Ambassador Stevens sent 600 requests to our S.O.S. Hillary Rotten ClintonCrimeFoundation!
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