A major enemy of President Trump’s is confirmed dead, and the news is not just spreading nationwide, but around the world. It’s
Abdulhakim Dhuqub, second in command of ISIS in Somalia, has been killed in an airstrike by U.S. forces. The strike was conducted in continued partnership with the Somali government.
Major Gen. Gregg Olson, director of operations for U.S. Africa command, said, “We continue to work with our Somali partners to keep pressure on the al-Shabaab and ISIS-Somalia terror networks.”
He continued: “When it supports the strategy, we use precision airstrikes to target those who plan and carry out the violent extremist activities that put Somalis at risk.”
This marks yet another important victory in the war against ISIS and other radical terror cells. The total defeat of these groups has been a goal of President’s Trump’s from day one.
“We will reinforce old alliances and form new ones – and unite the civilized world against Radical Islamic Terrorism, which we will eradicate completely from the face of the Earth,” Trump said in his inaugural address.
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