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September 14, 2009

100% Pure Awesome...Navy SEALS Kill Big Time Terrorist In Somalia

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Navy Seals from U.S. Special Operations Forces conducted a raid in southern Somalia on Monday that killed Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan, one of 4 co-conspirators wanted in the 2002 bombing of an Israel owned hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, two senior U.S. military officials told FOX News.

...Two MH-6 Little Bird helicopters deployed from one of two U.S. Navy vessels near Somalia's coast strafed a vehicle Nabhan was using to go back and forth between meetings. Intelligence operatives had been monitoring Sabhan prior to the attack. The helicopters passed once, firing on the vehicle, and then circled back around to retrieve the body so they could make a positive identification, according to one official.

Credit where it is due...apparently Obama personally signed off on this mission. Not a stand off missile attack, not a police raid to arrest the guy but an out and out attack to kill the SOB.

That? That's the good stuff.


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