Posts

U.S. airstrike takes out Muslim leader who masterminded murder of U.S. soldier at Kenya airfield

“The man is suspected of planning and directing terrorist operations that included the Jan. 5 attack at Manda Bay Airfield in Kenya that claimed the life of Spc. Henry ‘Mitch’ Mayfield Jr., 23, and two military contractors.”

Why are U.S. troops at Manda Bay Airfield? Are we stopping jihad activity in East Africa? If so, we’re not doing a very good job of it. These troops should come home, and new strategies should be formulated to contain the jihad threat.

“U.S. airstrike kills terrorist linked to death of Alabama-based soldier,” by Leada Gore, al.com, February 26, 2020:

A U.S. airstrike in Somalia killed the terrorist leader involved in a January attack that claimed the life of an Alabama-based soldier.

U.S. Africa Command said in a statement the Feb. 22 precision airstrikes near Saakow, Somalia killed the unnamed leader and his wife Both were known members of al-Shabaab, a terrorist group.

The man is suspected of planning and directing terrorist operations that included the Jan. 5 attack at Manda Bay Airfield in Kenya that claimed the life of Spc. Henry “Mitch” Mayfield Jr., 23, and two military contractors.

A resident of Illinois, Mayfield was stationed at Fort Rucker in Alabama where he was a member of the 1st Battalion, 58th Aviation Regiment, 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group.

“Since January 5, U.S. Africa Command and our partners have pursued those responsible for the attack on U.S. and Kenyan forces at Manda Bay,” said U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command. “This strike demonstrates that we will continue to relentlessly pursue those responsible for Manda Bay and those wishing to do harm to Americans and our African partners.”…

RELATED ARTICLES:

Islamic State media operative advises Muslims in the West to be “patient” and “strike the enemy with a deadly blow”

Iran: Ayatollah says voting in elections is embodiment of “Death to America” ethic

India: Muslims screaming “Allahu akbar” open fire at Hindu temple, carefully planned jihad attacks against Hindus

India: Acid factory discovered inside Muslim-owned shop as Muslimas attack cops with acid

Democratic Republic of Congo: Jihad group murders eleven Christians in revenge for military action against it

India: Muslim leader claims Hindus torched a Muslim’s house, but police find there was no arson

Is child marriage and forced marriage part of Islamist social norms?

RELATED VIDEO: India: In viral video, Muslim youths tell Hindus “I would come and rape your daughter anywhere in Gurgaon”

EDITORS NOTE: This Jihad Watch column is republished with permission. © All rights reserved.