The White House just issued a stunning statement. Under President Trump, the fight against radical Islamic terrorism was reignited — and another terrorist leader is now dead.
“At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, the United States conducted a counterterrorism operation in Yemen that successfully eliminated Qasim al-Rimi,” said a White House statement.
Qasim al-Rimi was “a founder and the leader of al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and a deputy to al-Qa’ida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri,” the statement continued.
In less than a year, President Trump has directed action against three masterminds of terror: Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and now al-Rimi.
“This operation further reaffirms President Trump and his administration’s commitment to the eradication of terrorism and protecting the United States’ and its interests around the world,” wrote The Daily Caller.
Before Trump was even elected president, he made it clear that one of his top priorities would be to drive terrorism to the furthest corners of the Earth, and he has followed through on that promise.
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