Former Australian Major General on the Death of an ISIS Leader

Former Army General Jim Moran of Australia said that the death of Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Kreishi is one of the threats China and Russia pose to Taiwan and Ukraine. To that place that said it was something that reminded me of “I didn’t.” “

Moran praised US operations in northwestern Syria on February 3, targeting and killing the Al-Quraysh, who have been ISIS leaders since 2019.

“It reminds us that the United States still has many troops in northern Syria and is probably operating from Iraq. The troops supporting the Kurds are still there — very much. It’s a small number, but it gives you the foundation to launch such an attack. ” Told to Sydney’s 2GB Radio February 4th after the news was reported in Australia.

“This is very important to us-such a base is important-and there is no such base in Afghanistan, which is a real problem for us,” he added.

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On February 3, 2022, people inspect a destroyed house after a US military operation in Syria’s Atme village in Idlib province, Syria. (Ghaith Alsayed / AP Photo)

Moran was sent to Iraq for a year in 2004 and was responsible for the operations of the Iraqi troops during the Iraq War. Meanwhile, he said there was a meeting almost every night on how to perform such an operation “without collateral damage.”

He committed suicide when U.S. special operations forces approached the Atme building, where terrorist leaders lived, under the control of the U.S. Central Command, U.S. officials said.

“Our team is still editing the report, but in the last act of desperate cowardice when our troops approached to catch the terrorists, he was his family and others in the building. To blow up myself, regardless of my life, “said US President Joe Biden in a prepared statement in Washington.

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said the bombing “directly caused the deaths of women and children,” despite the design and execution of missions aimed at minimizing the deaths of civilians. Said.

The Al Quraysh were surrounded by families, including children. Moran said this was a common tactic among Islamic extremists.

“The irresponsibility of these people hiding in the people-that’s their trick-because they know it complicates every activity,” Moran killed his family.・ Mentioned and said the actions of Quraysh.

First responders reported that 13 people were killed, including six children and four women.

Zachary Stieber contributed to this report.

Caden Pearson


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