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US soldiers shoot and kill 8-year-old girl in Yemen

Image of eight-year-old Nawar Al-Awlaki who was killed by US forces in Yemen
Image of eight-year-old Nawar Al-Awlaki who was killed by US forces in Yemen

While the media attention has been focused on the death of one US serviceman who was killed during a raid in Yemen, one of the most tragic casualties of the assault ordered by President Donald Trump was an eight-year-old girl.

The raid took place over the weekend, as US forces attempted a “site exploitation” attack that attempted to gather intelligence on Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the extremist group behind several high-profile terror attacks, including the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris in two years ago.

Though the United States hailed the operation as a success, reports from Yemen would seem to indicate that the price paid by Yemeni civilians and non-combatants was extraordinarily high.

‘Don’t cry mama, I’m fine’

According to medical sources on the ground cited by Reuters, 30 people were killed by US soldiers, at least ten of them women and children in what appeared to be a case of disproportionate force utilised by the American commando unit who were sent in to retrieve intelligence.

Amongst the casualties was eight-year-old Nawar Al-Awlaki. Nawar is the daughter of US-born preacher Anwar Al-Awlaki who was the first American citizen to be assassinated in a US drone strike in 2011, decried by civil rights groups as an extrajudicial execution that denied him his right to a fair trial.

Two weeks after Anwar’s assassination, his 16-year-old son Abdulrahman was killed in another US drone strike. Abdulrahman was a US citizen said to have been born in Denver, Colorado and was a child at the time he was killed on the authority of the Obama administration.

With Nawar’s murder, it appears that no relative of Anwar Al-Awlaki is safe, regardless of whether they are children or not, or even involved in terrorism or not.

In a Facebook post, Nawar’s uncle and former Yemeni Deputy Minister of the Environment and Water Resources, Ammar Al-Aulaqi said: “[Nawar] was shot several times, with one bullet piercing her neck. She was bleeding for two hours because it was not possible to get her medical attention.”

“As Nawar was always a personality and a mind far older than her years, she was reassuring her mother as she was bleeding out; ‘Don’t cry mama, I’m fine, I’m fine’,” Ammar’s emotional post continued.

“Then the call to the Dawn prayer came, and her soul departed from her tiny body.”

Trump’s fight against ‘Islamic terrorism’

 Nawar’s violent death came as a result of the Trump administration’s fight against so-called “radical Islamic terrorism”. In his inaugural speech, Trump vowed to wipe it off the face of the Earth. Trump made no similar vow against other forms of terror, including state terrorism.

“She was hit with a bullet in her neck and suffered for two hours,” Nasser Al-Awlaki, Nawar’s grandfather, told Reuters.

“Why kill children? This is the new [US] administration – it’s very sad, a big crime.”

In a statement, the Pentagon did not refer to any civilian casualties, although a US military official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said they could not be ruled out. Instead, the US was preoccupied with the death of one US serviceman who was killed during the operation that ended up with Nawar and many other children dead.

Hailing the operation as a success, Trump said: “Americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical Islamic terrorism.”

Two more US servicemen were injured when an American V-22 Osprey military aircraft was sent to evacuate another wounded commando, but came under fire and had to be “intentionally destroyed in place,” the Pentagon said.

Social media reacts

Social media was awash with anger at the death of Nawar, blaming the US for “assassinating children”.

Mohammad Alrubaa, an Arab journalist and television show host, tweeted: “This is Nawar Al-Awlaki that the American marines came to Yemen to kill…#American_terrorism.”

Mousa Alomar, a Syrian journalist, tweeted “[US] marines killed Nawar Al-Awlaki and tens of women and children in Yemen. #US_terrorism_kills_Yemenis.”

Commenting on the fact that many civilian fatalities are justified as “collateral damage” by US military and political officials, Yemeni politician Ali Albukhaiti tweeted: “Nawar Al-Awlaki was not killed in an airstrike, but by a bullet fired by a marine and at close range. It is terrorism beyond terrorism, but it is defended and justified by a media that markets [such attacks].”

Though raids like this one in the rural Al-Bayda province in Yemen’s south are rare, the United States habitually utilises drone strikes to target individuals in what many deem to be extrajudicial killings, especially of its own citizens. Civilians are routinely killed in such drone strikes that are largely indiscriminate, but justified as a “legal act of war” by the US Justice Department.

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  • gmb

    Why is a child being put in danger by keeping them in an area with terrorists?

    Blame the terrorists, not the people trying to stop terrorism.

    • ayman

      lol .. I hope your children get blown up by terrorists !

      • hilal sanaie

        The problem is that you have lost the human sense. You think like beasts. Just see a small innocent girl is killed and you being feeling sorry wishing for more human loss. Aren’t you an animal in human shape??

        • ayman

          Are you the headmaster in this forum ? I have seen a number of small innocent girls killed and Im wishing for more loss on the perpetrators side and those who do not sympathies with the murder of these children but rather deflect to fit their superiority complexes. I wish for them the same pain( that they mock ) of others ..

          • aimen alt

            you don’t wish that, we are forbidden from harming children and unarmed men and women wishing for it is the same; so don’t forget what our religion told us.

            do you not remember the story of a village who insulted and injured mohammed and when the angel was sent down to slam mountains upon them he requested him to stop? and you know, many of their children and especially one who was note worthy but forgive me I forgot his name grew up an became some of the bravest muslims.

          • ayman

            May Allah forgive me and guide me on the path of the siratul mustakeen.

          • aimen alt

            its enraging I know how you feel.

          • hungryfox

            Muslims have the right to defend themselves at all times, and against any attacks. Islam would not have survived if those early Muslims had not fought to protect themselves and their families. Fight the aggressors! It is a human right to protect your families, and your own people. May peace be upon you.

      • GIVVO6_B

        Like the million Iraqis killed by arrogant Yankee terrorists.

      • GIVVO6_B

        Like the million Iraqis killed by arrogant Yankee terrorists.

      • GIVVO6_B

        Like the million Iraqis killed by arrogant Yankee terrorists.

    • Mohamed Ridzwan Abdul Rahman

      Yes. I blame the terrorists. They come from the USA all the way to Yemen to kill children and other innocent people.

      • gmb

        The USA bombed a meeting of al-Qaeda leaders.

        As a Muslim, al-Qaeda, ISIS, Hezbollah, etc. are terrorists and NOT believers of Allah. They think nothing of killing anyone including believers of Allah. They seek nothing but gold and power just as secular dictators seek.

        • Ruth1940

          Religious leaders seek wealth and power as well.

      • Rasheedah Zilkar

        Where should sh and other murdered kids have been put other than their homes?

      • Stephen Mathew

        Simply because you Sunni Islam terrorists attacked us! You were scum bags not worthy of being humans till oil was discovered in your lands which gave you the illusion of actually being worthy! Remember when the oil runs out you will revert to the scavengers you once were!

    • hilal sanaie

      Brother gmb. The girl is not put there, she lives in her home. And these terrorists have ammunition from USA and Israel, and their target is mostly Muslims.

    • carl56

      Your comment is incredibly stupid. Why does the neo-fascist leadership in the United States send its sons and daughters thousands of miles from American shores to kill innocent people in their homes? You disgrace your country.

      • ray rayz

        Because it is money money money for the Military Industrial Complex…
        Your comment is incredibly stupid and ignorant of fact..!!!..

    • The terrorists are the Americans. The girl was in her home country. a sovereign nation whose airspace and land we have no authority to violate.. much less go around murdering their citizens.

      • TwentyOneTwelve Mike

        “murdering their citizens”… seriously??? You know for a fact the the bullet came from an American weapon??? Are you aware that the “women” were running to tactical positions so they could fire on our troops??? Did we not learn anything from Vietnam??? I did while I was there… “SHOOT ANYTHING THAT MOVES AND FIGURE IT OUT LATER OR YOU WILL BE THE ONE GETTING SENT HOME IN A BAG!!!” yet you call Americans “terrorist’s” ??? And I approve “violating” any sovereign nations airspace and land we have to in order to keep the vast majority of violence OVER THERE! Go home Winston and thank the US goverment and our troops for having one as nice as you have to go home to!

        • ray rayz

          If you were in Vietnam then you must know that this was a war that was started by a false claim of aggression.. The Vietnam war, like all US wars was just a killing spree against innocent people. There was no threat to the stinking USA just as all US wars.. The USA needs war to support it’s economy. Without war the stinking yanks would have no employment seeing as the military industry is the largest employer, the largest industry and the largest export that Amerika has..

          • Ruth1940

            I have a friend who still suffers the effects of fighting in Vietnam and right after reenlisting for another term, realized what was really happening. Awful!

          • ray rayz

            There are many like your friend but they are not given a voice or support.
            It is shameful how personal are simply treated as cannon fodder, tools of war, that have past their use-by-date.

        • Eliza May

          And so you say instructions were to shoot anything that moved and sort it out later’. Guess that little girl must have twitched. But likely it’ll never be sorted out.

      • Stephen Mathew

        And her father was an enemy and attacked America! Who started the war? War is not pretty! Blame yourselves!

        • Stephen Mathew

          The real person to blame was her father who was a US traitor!

    • ray rayz

      There is no where that is safe from the yanks in Yemen. Anyone that does not agree with these septic tanks is labeled a terrorist..

  • This kind of killings is just what radical Islamic terrorists want. They want a total war between Islam and the West. It appears that the US is walking right into the trap – not only here, but elsewhere in the Middle East, as well as in USA.

    • gmb

      If terrorists hide behind their families unfortunately, the terrorists must be stopped. The terrorists will kill many more people in Yemen, Jordan, Syria, Iraq, etc.

      At what point do civilized people say we will not defend ourselves because the terrorists hide behind their families?

      • ray rayz

        If your not on the side of the US and IsraHell then you are labeled a terrorist when in fact it is the USA and IsraHell that are the worlds largest terrorist organisation..

        • hungryfox

          There is no doubt about that. Their hatred of Muslims is the reason they voted for Trump. I feel sorry for the good Americans, because they just lost their country to a dictator.

    • Omar Moodie

      You don’t realize Islam isn’t confined to the middle east? You’re unaware that Islam is a global religion?

    • hungryfox

      Wrong. You got it the wrong way around. I know so many Muslims and I know also that they are not looking for a war with the West. It is the West itself that is destroying the Muslim world, because so many people in the West hate Muslims and fear Islam. It has been the same since the Crusades. Their hearts are full of hatred , bigotry and racism, even towards their own neighbours. That is how WWI and WW2 were started, and this bullshit War of Terror that is against all humanity.

      • Illya

        The crusades was a defensive war. And Muslims hate themselves. Look up the PEW data about what they think about gays and apostates.

        • GIVVO6_B

          The crusades was a war of aggression by vile murderous clowns, who attacked Muslims in Palestine, who had been there since 638 AD. The first crusade was not until 1095. In other words Palestine was Muslim twice as long as America has existed when it was attacked by western psychos.

          • Illya

            Nope. It was a response against Muslims aggression. Muslims attacked Europe multiple times. 1453, 1683, etc.

          • GIVVO6_B

            They only attacked in revenge for the war criminals that were wound up by the Pope to make him king of the world. Every crusade except the first one were total failures. Obviously you have no knowledge of history apart from the nonsense from Hollywood films. The crusades were a long series of fiascos and are a bit like all the wars lost by America.

      • Please, read my words.

  • justlogical1

    How can any Human Being point a gun at a child a shoot? The story reads as this child was intentionally assassinated.

    • TwentyOneTwelve Mike

      How do they know what really happened or from were the bullet came from??? Could just as easily been a terrorists.

      • ray rayz

        The only terrorists in Yemen have “Made in the USA’ on their weapons..

    • Matt DeMouy

      Only isis and islamic radicals do.. this was a bullet from a chopper returning fire

    • Daniel Plainview

      Basically you have to question both sides in the media. We know that the US media are shills. What makes you think you can trust any of them. Who knows???

  • Lesli Lawrence

    There are many questions to be answered here. While my intuitive understanding is that the US doesn’t carry out annihilations of complete families of terrorists as Israel does, the operation was completely bungled as any observer can see. The high casualties happened, according to the article when the helicopter returned fire. They should not have been allowed to do so, as the operation was already conducted. Secondly, the 8 year old girl Nawar or Nora al Awlaqi was killed by a gunshot through the neck, not a collapsed home as the article seems to imply. Why was an assault helicopter operation selected instead of a drone with Hellfire missile that killed her father in a similar operation in 2011? Are there quantifiable differences in terms of collateral damage? It seems like the outcome was worse. And I think the US military is using the justification of intelligence collected, when that was obviously not the intention of the operation as there were no prisoners taken. These cells of Al Qaeda in Yemen were famous for conducting operations intending to bring down aircraft wiith plastic explosives.

    • GIVVO6_B

      The USA only destroys whole cities like Hanoi with carpet bombing and whole cities like Nagasaki with nuclear weapons. USA is the only country psychopathic enough to use nukes.

  • carl56

    Aggression is the supreme crime under international law.

  • DEADP00L

    For an 8 year to be shot at all but to be shot and suffer for two hours like that, bleeding out, not one of those soldiers tried to save her; does not remotely sit well with me. This was not only sloppy this is in violation of our own code of conduct in operations.

    They were obligated to help her, they shot her and let her bleed out. These are NOT our boys, these are what our diseased mass shooters in America are.

    They literally went in guns blazing everywhere like a bunch recruits who never shot a gun in their lives – Fk those IDIOTS. Hope they never come home. We don’t need soldiers like that roaming our streets.

    • Javier Gamez

      Amen!

    • Oz Khan

      Well said.

    • Gman Gman

      Awwww did it hurt your feelings? Get over it IDIOT. We fight them in their land or we fight them in the USA. Choose IDIOT. Remember
      9-11we let them in.

      • Abdul Hamid

        Stupidity at its finest, so you condone the killing of women and children?? You sickko.
        Your probably a criminal yourself, intent on doing nasty things to little children, thats why you have no sense of humanity or any moral consciousness.

        • Stephen Mathew

          Where were you on 9/11? Did I hear your protests after the Boston bombing? Paris attacks? Charlie?

          • Abdulla Alawadhi

            That child wasn’t even alive when 9/11 happened.. But keep invoking 9/11 as an excuse to murder children. When all else fails, cry 9/11.

          • Stephen Mathew

            Huh! Really, do you understand that all of this is because of 911, how is that even an apology of an argument? It is OK to kill innocent American civilians, women and children? Essentially that is what you are asaying! Personally I see now see why you Muslims are so to be despised!

          • Stephen Mathew

            When you stupid Wahabi’s attack America remember we will not forget and we will hunt you down! That girl was not targeted by our forces, probably was caught in the crossfire by the terrorists! Don’t blame us, blame yourselves! Proud Islam! Burning Jordanian pilot in a cage, drowning other Muslims in a cage! Blowing heads off other Muslims! Abdulla I’m sure you are a proud Muslim!

          • Abdulla Alawadhi

            I’m not Saudi (Wahhabis are in Saudi). You do realize that Anwar Al Awlaki is(was) a US born citizen? And that he’s dead? And the US targeted her the same way they targeted his 16 year old brother. And if you’re going to hold us accountable for ISIS, then what about the millions of natives the Americans killed in the name of Jesus? Enslavement and lynching of black people? Hiroshima/Nagasaki? Iraq/Vietnam war? The list goes on forever. Your post screams ignorance and hate, to the point where dialogue will do nothing. After all, you’re defending the execution of a child. Au revoir~

          • noddy

            Brainwashing by the state hard to reverse Media and Education all teach people
            to hate an enemy they know nothing about. USA nationalism requires hatred of
            USAs ‘enemy’ which category changes regularly depending on where USA/The West feels
            it is useful for the latter to intervene

          • Ruth Osborn

            Abdulla is right. Where do we Americans get off accusing other races of atrocities when our forefathers came to America, killed thousands of Indians and stole their land (and are still stealing their land). When they purposely sailed to Africa to kidnap innocent people from their homes to bring them to the U.S. and enslave them and sell them like cattle, why was that O.K.? Where do some Americans get off with this arrogant, self-righteous attitude and why do they think we are better than any other country. We are no longer the greatest country on earth. We are falling behind many other countries because our government doesn’t value all its people…only the rich. Our history stinks! I am personally scared to death over the installation of this arrogant, uneducated, mentally ill bully to the highest office in America, and I fear he will cause WWIII. God forbid any of us are ever put into the position of being refugees because, with this administration, it looks like all our allies will disappear and we would have no place to go. Welcome to soon-to-be facist America folks! Hope all you Trump supporters especially feel the pain when your rights are stripped away. I also hope that the Muslims who voted for Trump have realized what a mistake that was and that our only hope for any kind of happy future lies with the Democrats, who are no longer in any position to bale us out. Vote for Democrats in next year’s elections so that we can take back the congress and senate and stop Trump from following through with these drastic punishments on the American people and its immigrants. Remember, every person who lives in the US has ancesters who came here from other countries…we are all immigrants, with the exception of the American Indians.

          • tracey stevens

            Indians were killing each other off long before we came, survival of the fittest, they killed the weaker tribes.. you braindead moron….oh and my grandmother was indian, so dont even go there…And it was Muslims that started the slave trade…read your history

          • Abdul Hamid

            You are definitely a deluded individual.

          • RepentSinnerTheEndIsNigh

            Killing random children doesn’t indicate that much ‘hunting down’ is going on.

          • tracey stevens

            Why was she there, while all these young muslim men are given asylum…Plus find it strange that her father and brother were both killed in drone strikes, both American citizens…what were they doing there? I am not even positive that she is really dead, they have been known to post fake stories about children over there…also you guys are aware that this drine strike was planned by the Obama administration…Trump just gave the go ahead

          • tracey stevens

            Her father by the way was in with Alquada….yet an American citizen…another reason not to trust

          • Abdul Hamid

            Thats a strawman argument, we are discussing a murder of
            an 8 year old girl at the hands of criminal thugs in uniform sent on behalf of the mafia based in the Whitehouse and you try to justify the killing by bringing up irrelevant subjects??

      • DEADP00L

        You aren’t a SEAL and you aren’t qualified to talk on the rules of engagement. Nor our missions. I’ve served. I know a mission fail when I see one.

        Take your insecure rejected butt back to the woods, son.

      • tedskam55

        We didn’t “let them in”, idiot. they run the goddam country.

        • RepentSinnerTheEndIsNigh

          They do now, apparently.

      • RepentSinnerTheEndIsNigh

        That is just bullshit.

    • Illya

      Hahahaha!!! Soon we’ll shoot your kids as well. Cuck!

    • CarlitoNegro

      Good thing you were there so you could tell us how it all went down.

      • DEADP00L

        Its not hard to figure out if you know the life. Not at all.

        • Walldog

          How many ISIS soldiers were hiding behind her?

          • RepentSinnerTheEndIsNigh

            She was so big that they had to shoot through her just in case these was someone there. Actually, they probably didn’t even bother to look.

          • Walldog

            Yep, you’re a fool. No question about it.

          • RepentSinnerTheEndIsNigh

            So you think they looked before they shot her? Presidential Medal of Freedom coming up for you.

          • Walldog

            Thanks for proving me right.

          • RepentSinnerTheEndIsNigh

            Excuse me. I should have said “… you believed …” where I said “… you think …”. All true believers should be shot. Both ISIS supporters and Trump supporters.

            Thank God the French have their own SLBMs. They have six to ten RVs per missile, sixteen in each of four boats. The Force de Frappe have a total of 280 operational weapons. These weapons are not suitable to attack the American nation (@ 150kT) but could easily remove Mad King Donald if he were to go rogue with the arsenal. They would only have to aim for the TV cameras.

          • Walldog

            Wow. The cheese-eating surrender monkey talks big as well as stupid.

    • Walldog

      Since you’re such an expert, let’s see you go over there and show them how it’s done.

    • maja

      Americans killed the Serbian 17-year old beauty who was a Math Olympian too, in bombing Serbia for the sake of Turco-tribe rapists Albanians of Kosovo!
      There is the truth of American soldiers going around to kill beautiful talented kids!
      Why Americans listen to orders and go around to kill people they don’t know???! They better shoot their politicians who are sending NATO to kill for the rich’s interests!!!!!!!!

  • TwentyOneTwelve Mike

    The women were running to attack positions to shoot at our troops! And how do you know the bullet was from an American weapon??? GET A LIFE!

    • Claudia Kai

      What is The US doing in Yemen idiot.What they did in Iraq Sadam did not have nukes not did he do 911 What did Libya do? Gadaffi was a ok leader .The US looted Iraq and Afghani of trillions in gold oil copper lithium ….What r they doing in Yemen? You know who has UNDECLARED NUKES? and refuses to sign the NPT? ISRAEL.The illegal occupation of murderers.ISIS IS ISRAEL SECRET INTELLIGENCE SERVICE..The real TERRORISTS ARE US UK ISRAEL.STFUC.

      • TwentyOneTwelve Mike

        @ Claudia… GO HOME!!! YOU CANT EVEN SPELL IN ENGLISH LET ALONE UNDERSTAND IT! You honestly think Gadaffi was good and Israel is bad??? WOW… you should be deported!

        • TwentyOneTwelve Mike

          And following orders in Vietnam and making it home to a country that spit on me and my brothers for doing so makes me a traitor??? My only regret for what I did over there was not killing enough of them and for protecting people like you!

          • Claudia Kai

            MURDERER CRIMINAL U SHOULD GO TO JAIL.

          • TwentyOneTwelve Mike

            Queef!

          • Claudia Kai

            TRAITOR.

          • TwentyOneTwelve Mike

            QUEEF!

          • n10dkf

            You should have died over there!

          • GIVVO6_B

            Pity they never got the chance to kill you before you ran away with all the rest of your vile countrymen.

        • Claudia Kai

          YOU CANT BE THAT STUPID TO NOT REALIZE I AM TYPING FROM A CELL PHONE TWAT.TRAITOR IS PEOPLE LIKE YOU WHO NEED A BAN

          • TwentyOneTwelve Mike

            Now you have to resort to name calling? OK, you are a queef! Look that up on your cell phone!

          • ray rayz

            Typical septic yank. you are disgusting..!!!
            Trained to kill but not to think..!!!

        • ray rayz

          You are so pig ignorant, just the type that the US needs for it’s killing machine..!!!!
          You are a disgrace to humanity…!!!

        • ray rayz

          Gadaffi gave free health care, gave newly married Aprox.US$10,000 cash, he had a fantastic education system, he did not allow anyone to own more than one house, every citizen was equal, he provided work for all. now Mr USA, what has your country done for you?

        • ray rayz

          I have to laugh when a Yank accuses someone of not writing correct
          English when the English language has been totally bastardised by you, the
          AmeriKans.. lol lol
          I actually think that you sniffed too much agent orange…

        • GIVVO6_B

          Israel is just a bunch of thieves on Palestinian land. Gaddafi was murdered by the wicked witch of the west Hitlery Clinton who said “we came, we saw and he died hahahaha! Gaddafi ruled the wealthiest country in Africa and that was destroyed by NATO allied to Al Qaeda.

    • Claudia Kai

      Following illegal commands does not make you a patriot its makes you a TRAITOR.You did not serve you commited crimes and u are aiding and abetting for more crimes.You are a traitor and you shoukd be in jail.You obeyed criminal orders if u served in Iraq Afgjani Libya.

    • ray rayz

      Why are you in Yemen if not to kill?

      • hungryfox

        Killing is America’s hobby. Fact.

    • ray rayz

      lol lol Your government today 2/2 just admitted it YOU GET A LIFE…!!!! I have one.. 🙂

  • Mack Baise

    It’s hard to distinguish between propoganda and actual news. Being a U.S. Marine overseas I have never received orders to shoot innocent children. So looking at this from a military perspective this is quite possible propoganda. However there should definitely be further investigation in the matter. The fact of the matter is that there are “Twitter terrorists” and people use social media to spread fake news that has no basis in actual fact, or they twist the facts(for example, the girls father was a terrorist and he put in danger by being around her). I give my condolences for this little girl in any respect, no child should suffer in this way.

  • Mack Baise

    It’s hard to distinguish between propoganda and actual news. Being a U.S. Marine overseas I have never received orders to shoot innocent children. So looking at this from a military perspective this is quite possible propoganda. However there should definitely be further investigation in the matter. The fact of the matter is that there are “Twitter terrorists” and people use social media to spread fake news that has no basis in actual fact, or they twist the facts(for example, the girls father was a terrorist and he put in danger by being around her). I give my condolences for this little girl in any respect, no child should suffer in this way.

    • ray rayz

      If you, as a military person simply stopped killing for the IsraHelli’s then the world would be in peace. Did you ever question why you have been in a perpetual war?

      America Has Been At War 93% of the Time – 222 Out of 239 Years – Since 1776

      The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth

      • Stephen Mathew

        The Muslims have NEVER been in peace I guess that gives the US a 3% advantage in your score! Idiot!

        • ray rayz

          Dear Idiot,
          Do Muslims have a Navy, Army or Air-force?
          Do they have Nuclear weapons?
          Do they manufacture and profit from Arms sales..
          Muslims have never been at war… Yes, they defend themselves when attacked but they are and have never been the aggressor..
          It is the USA and IsraHel that are always the aggressor to the Islamic countries simply for their oil, gas and minerals and of course the furtherance of the Greater Israel Project. OK, Idiot?

          • Stephen Mathew

            Muslims have never been the aggressor! Throughout history they have been a consistent pattern of mayhem and detruction! Timor made a pyramid of human heads after he conquered Delhi! From then to today death & destruction has been the Muslim mantra!

          • ray rayz

            That crazed leader was about 7 or 800 years ago and he killed more Muslims than anyone else in history. His army was not Islamic..
            So please tell me how you can possibly claim.. “From then to today death & destruction has been the Muslim mantra”.

          • Daniel Plainview

            The list is too long for a website comment section. EVERYONE & their sister knows that Islam spread throughout the ME & N. Africa via a policy of conversion by the sword and their agenda even now is death to the infidel. Dont give us this nonsense that theyre perfect, holy, and divine. Save it for La LA Land.

          • ray rayz

            Going back as far as your going can you please tell me how it is related to the present conflict in Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya?
            I could go back to the year DOT and claim something but if it has no relevance to now then it is a waste of time.
            Next you will be saying a Muslim dinosaur did something..

          • RepentSinnerTheEndIsNigh

            Just give a single, well researched and coherently written example.

          • john smith

            The battle of Vienna and much more.It took the crusades,to get rid of the Muslims invasion in Europe.Don’t lie,muslims have been trying to conquer Europe for centuries and have always failed.Muslims have always been at war.

          • ray rayz

            The first of the Crusades began in 1095, when armies of Christians from
            Western Europe responded to Pope Urban II plea to go to war against
            Muslim forces in the Holy Land.
            Now in what time periods has, as you say “Muslims have always been at war.” is relevant to the to the invasion of the Yemen today?

          • Daniel Plainview

            You cant be that naive…

      • SabresLoyalist

        I guess NATO and the UN should just disband and let everyone fight their own wars without anyone to defend them. That would work!

        • ray rayz

          Without UN and NATO there would be an even playing field. There is no justification for NATO except to buy arms from the US to boost the profits of the Military Industrial Complex. The days of the Soviet Union are over and Russia is no longer a threat to anyone.
          As for the UN, it is in the pocket of the Zionists. If there was not the ability of the US to veto anything against IsraHell then there would not be any conflict in the Middle East.
          The US has spread like a cancer over the planet with it’s military bases. It conducts covert operations around the world only to overthrow Governments that it does not commercially agree with.
          So yes, disband NATO and the UN in their current form so we can have peace on the planet..

  • Leonard

    There is no proof that US soldiers killed her. There is proof that her father murdered MANY children by terrorist acts. I feel for the innocent child but she was murdered by the actions of her family.

    • ray rayz

      I suppose you will blame Russia…

      The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth

  • Zontar

    America, you stink.

    • Stephen Mathew

      Muslims in reality you actually stink, get some dodrant!

      • RepentSinnerTheEndIsNigh

        “You stink”? That is a schoolyard taunt I haven’t heard since elementary school and I have worked with software developers who actually did stink, while they made six figure salaries (in America).

    • Walldog

      Your goat just rolled his eyes.

      • Walldog

        No doubt.

  • John Dowling

    Richard write Trump and tell him that you and God are very happy for the death of the 8 year old and hope many more die.

    • Matt DeMouy

      Sorry dont harbor terrorists

      • DEADP00L

        Your logic opens the door to attacks on America, as all our governments actions can be categorized as harboring terrorists and spreading terrorism under the right courts and authorities.

        People like you don’t think. You’re just an echo chamber taking forced fed talking points and told they’re enlightened ideas.

  • David Ross

    Build your wall America, but build it around yourself and keep all your guns, attack planes and soldiers inside it. I am a terrorist because I am an american, I will not ask forgiveness because I am unworthy. I demonstrate, go to jail, get beaten, write, post, speak but still I am unworthy of forgiveness because nothing can wash the blood off my hands.

    • Oz Khan

      David Ross, You should not blame yourself for the way the US government works. You are one of the few that have a concious so that makes you human. If everyone had that same mindset as yourself then this sort of thing wouldnt even happen.

      • Matt DeMouy

        Why you support nations that harbor terrorists

        • DEADP00L

          America harbors not only terrorists but hired Nazis and gave actual high ranking Nazis positions in our government. No one is the lesser evil much less good guy in that regard.

        • GIVVO6_B

          The biggest center of terrorism on earth is at Langley. One day it will be nuked.

      • David Ross

        Oz Khan, thank you for your kind words. Just as Israelis
        must take responsibility for the deeds of their government so must
        I do the same for what America does in my name. There are many good
        Israelis, including in their armed and police forces, fighting for
        justice just as I do in my country. Please be assured that there
        are many good Americans also fighting for justice – this is the
        penance to pay and the hope to redeem our country which should be
        doing so much good in the world.

        • Daniel Plainview

          That pretty much sums up most sane Americans

    • Stephen Mathew

      David you sound like you need your butt hole filled! I understand they do that really well in Muslim countries! That is what one of my gay friends said, at least!

    • SabresLoyalist

      No, you’re just a low IQ idiot.

      • David Ross

        Debate me, show us your high I.Q., profound grasp of history, geopolitics. Show us your courage by showing your picture instead of that airhead thing.

  • hungryfox

    It’s official. Trump is a child murderer. Never forget, and tell the world!

    • Gregory Wireman

      I would like to remind you that this girl’s brother was killed in an Obama airstrike when he was not the intended target. He was also an American citizen. Your partisanship stinks from here.

    • Gregory Wireman

      I would like to remind you that this girl’s brother was killed in an Obama airstrike when he was not the intended target. He was also an American citizen. Your partisanship stinks from here.

      • Ruth1940

        I’m a progressive who has observed that as well. The peace we’d hoped for with Obama simply didn’t happen.

        • ray rayz

          He holds the record of being at war the longest in the US history..
          AND he gets a peace prize…. lol lol lol Sick..!!!

  • Joe Bloggs TT

    “You have to take out their families”. Guy keeps his campaign promises.

  • CarlitoNegro

    This is why “Bring your kid to terrorist camp day” is a bad idea.

  • Dez Davis

    I thought it was a war crime to kill children. If it ‘looks’ like a duck and ‘walks’ like a duck then it must ‘be’ a war. I understand that no one wants to kill children, but if we raise the stakes on such mistakes, then perhaps solders and politicians will develop professional empathy and not apathy to the deaths of children. If an individuals freedom is at stake or some sort of demotion or fine, I would hope that they would be that much more respectful of child casualties. Perhaps an agreement to pay heavy monetary fines to the United Nations that in turn could be used to feed children around the world. Everybody is using sanctions against each other, how about a monetary sanction for each child that is killed. After all any species that eats its young usually goes extinct.

  • Ruth Osborn

    I can’t believe you horrible people who are treating this child’s death like a joke (and the lives of an infant, 7 other children, a Navy Seal, and approximately 16 other innocent village people who died, as well). It’s being reported that these ISIS members were very low level foot soldiers who were fighting the same people the U.S. are fighting…so, what was the reason for the raid? Why was this worth the loss of life (and of a very expensive plane)? This was Trump’s first covert operation against ISIS that he OK’d without sufficient intelligence information and he screwed it up! Where is his big plan to defeat ISIS he bragged he had when he was running for office? He even tried to implicate former president Obama in this fiasco. This, to me, if far worse than Benghazi, but where is the outrage? Why isn’t Trump being held to the same standard Hillary Clinton was held to? No investigations into this massacre…not one? How many investigations did Hillary have to endure even though she was not found to be at fault?

    This man’s administration is going to destroy our country and we will all be living under a facist government. Look up the definition of fascism…it’s already being put into place. Our only hope to combat this is to vote for Democrats in next year’s election so that they can take back the House and Senate and stop the desecration of our democracy and our rights. Every person living in the U.S. came from immigrant ancesters, with the exception of the American Indian. Be careful how you treat refugees, as you may be one yourself sometime very soon.

    If you want to hear the REAL truth, watch Free Speech TV. Democracy Now is a very good source of uncensored, unbiased newscasting. If you watch Fox News…you can’t be saved.

  • tarek midnite

    To get peace you cant play revenge.. and revenge is a dirty little game that never ends.. to you trump the HITLER. They said in the article that those people were killed partially or so.. as punishment for the dead soldier. That little girl should of lived her life. God bless your soul !

    • pittfan

      Her daddy was a terrorist. He should have picked a safer job, having kids and all.