Oliver Willis

Two Americans Die In First Military Operation Authorized By Trump

Two Americans have died in the first military action completely authorized by Donald Trump.

β€œIn what an official said was the first military raid carried out under President Donald Trump, two Americans were killed in Yemen on Sunday β€” one a member of SEAL Team 6 and the other the 8-year-old daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki, the New Mexico-born al Qaeda leader who himself was killed in a U.S. strike five years ago.

The raid in southern Yemen, conducted by the supersecret Joint Special Operations Command, was intended to capture valuable intelligence, specifically computer equipment, according to a senior U.S. military official. Three al Qaeda leaders were killed, according to U.S. officials.” [READ MORE]