Video shows ‘hostages being freed from IS prison’ where first ground US combat fatality happened

A video released by the Kurdistan Region Security Council appears to show a raid in northern Iraq by US forces and Kurdish Peshmerga where America’s first combat fatality on the ground happened in the fight against Islamic State.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Death to the American infidel!
    Save us America, you are our only hope!

    The only two thoughts that pass through the minds of your average Middle East Muslim.

    • moraywatson

      For a parasite, they are not really two separate thoughts.

  • T.C.

    Good on the Yanks. Sympathies extended to the troopers family. Hopefully the Kurds will review the lessons learned and do better next time.

  • Everyone Else

    for a bunch of people being rescued they don’t seem very happy

  • moraywatson

    Thank you to Joshua Wheeler for making the ultimate sacrifice. Condolences to his family.

  • BillyHW

    I thought Barack Obama ended the war in Iraq.