Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.
Tags: Shabaab, Somalia
Your intelligence is awesome. I’d love to know if the text from speech was posted on their web site, or was it gathered in another way.
Hopefully his blood will soon stain the soil of Somalia.
Btw., you forgot to mention the number of enemy hostiles killed in the battle of the Mog.
Fazul, an 19-year veteran of al Qaeda… maybe 29 ? Otherwise how could he has been in Pakistan during the 1990 !!!
What is the life expectancy of an east African commander these days?
BTW, “19-year veteran of al Qaeda” means he’s been with al Qaeda at least 19 years.
The life expectancy for an East African Commander these days varies. The variable is in the question of how much time he actually spends in Somalia. Many of the spend muchof their time in Eritrea and/or Kenya. While in Somalia they also spend much of their time sleeping each day in different houses, staying in former Italian bunkers, and camping out in the bush.
In response to the number of hostiles killed in the battle of Mog, I do not know how many were killed there in trying to get US troops ount; however, I can say with absolute certainty that, since then, every person killed in Mog battles since then has either directly been in the hostilities or in support of them from one vantage or another.
Dan A., the info pulled about the speech was taken from the internet. Al-Shaba’ab (henceforth called Al Shaboopie) and all of the other factions in the region ALL post their statements wither on the net directly or through newspapers that are run for them.
only a matter of time..he will get wats coming..they ALL will..nice raid pulled off by SEALS [DELTA?] AND those little birds..SOCOM has really honed its skills..
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