Skip to comments.Exclusive: Informants in Iraq, Syria helped U.S. kill Iran's Soleimani - sources
Posted on 01/09/2020 11:00:35 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Iranian General Qassem Soleimani arrived at the Damascus airport in a vehicle with dark-tinted glass. Four soldiers from Irans Revolutionary Guards rode with him. They parked near a staircase leading to a Cham Wings Airbus A320, destined for Baghdad.
Neither Soleimani nor the soldiers were registered on the passenger manifesto, according to a Cham Wings airline employee who described the scene of their departure from the Syrian capital to Reuters. Soleimani avoided using his private plane because of rising concerns about his own security, said an Iraqi security source with knowledge of Soleimanis security arrangements.
The passenger flight would be Soleimanis last. Rockets fired from a U.S. drone killed him as he left the Baghdad airport in a convoy of two armored vehicles. Also killed was the man who met him at the airport: Abu Mahdi Muhandis, deputy head of Iraqs Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), the Iraqi governments umbrella group for the countrys militias.
Investigators have focused on how suspected informants inside the Damascus and Baghdad airports collaborated with the U.S. military to help track and pinpoint Soleimanis position, according to Reuters interviews with two security officials with direct knowledge of Iraqs investigation, two Baghdad airport employees, two police officials and two employees of Syrias Cham Wings Airlines, a private commercial airline headquartered in Damascus.
The probe is being led by Falih al-Fayadh, who serves as Iraqs National Security Adviser and the head of the PMF, the body that coordinates with Iraqs mostly Shiite militias, many of which are backed by Iran and had close ties to Soleimani.
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Reuters is going to get these people killed, we better get them out of there
How does the media get this information? This gets people killed, people who are helping us. The article identifies the people involved and undoubtedly, some of those people were involved in the intelligence gathering.
Everybody knows we had to have had some informants and sources to track and carry out the mission. For the sake of those who help us, details should not be leaked or published.
The informants ratting out the earlier informants are working for the Iranians.
It’s disappointing the news organizations publish this.
I doubt even Iran believes anything in Reuters.
(Bit I don’t doubt Iran has a little list it would be convenient to blame this on.)
(not limited to America .. it's a species-wide malignancy)
So I guess neither Syria, Iran or Iraq have anything similar to our airport security, check in's, pat downs etc.
Way to go, Reuters. Get our informants killed.
I would guess they are enjoying some beach time in Aruba with entirely new names, papers, and backgrounds, oh and with lots of spending money.
I also heard Georgy has dirt on Hillary Clinton.
Reuters is going to get these people killed, we better get them out of there.
That is their goal. After all These people helped kill one of their heroes.
[The passenger flight would be Soleimanis last.]
Two important questions:
1) Did his luggage arrive at the proper destination?
2) Does he still get credit for his frequent-flyer miles?
Nobody outdoes Leftist Israelis snitching to the Palestinian secret police about Muslims who dont hate Israel enough:
I always remember Rivera broadcast U.S. troop movements..and do i remember correctly that he also reminded our enemy that their cell phones were like gps locators?
Reuters issues death sentence to those helpful to the United States.
I dont know, should the staff of Reuters get the same treatment for that?
Seems like it might be a violation of U. S. law to target people pike this.
If one or more of them dies because of this reporting, should Reuters staff get off Scott free?
Reuters - Supporting terrorists since the beginning of time
My first thought, too. Reuters is awful.
The article is written by the terrorists.
Wasn’t there a briefing with CONgress yesterday!!!
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