Hero Dog Injured In Syrian Raid Said To Be Making Full Recovery

Hero Dog Injured In Syrian Raid Said To Be Making Full Recovery

Hero Dog Injured In Syrian Raid Said To Be Making Full Recovery

The President said that the tunnel collapsed during the explosion.

The hero dog - of the Belgian Malinois breed - is female, and her name is Conan, according to a report by Newsweek, which added that a senior Pentagon source clarified that she was named after the comedian Conan O'Brien - not the famed fictional character, Conan the Barbarian. "I don't give him credit for then saying our troops should be taking Syrian oil, and going and bragging and calling - making a mockery of [how] Baghdadi was killed because I think that's just going to help al-Qaeda and ISIS recruit", Khanna said.

Following the US special forces operation in northwestern Syria, in which Washington claims al-Baghdadi was eliminated, the mutilated body was immediately taken "to a secure facility to confirm his identity with forensic DNA testing", Army General Mike Milley, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a news briefing. Milley said he didn't know who Trump had gotten that information from, but said the president had spoken "directly to the unit members".

Asked about how hard the al-Baghdadi raid would have been without American service members in Syria and Iraq, Esper said the USA military has "incredible reach". "They're job is to detect any type of danger that's out front". "The injury to the dog is an injury to one of us".

"They're going into high-security areas on very risky missions, and those dogs will train with those troops for weeks", Aiello said.

This isn't the first time American armed forces have relied on a dog for backup in operations targeting terrorists. We provide wheelchairs for the dogs when they can no longer walk.

"This is something President Trump has been working on, both to get troops on the ground, airplanes in the air and money flowing to stabilization in that area from our partners and allies who are in the coalition", the official said.

And an unnamed United States military dog became a unlikely hero of the raid, incurring injuries as it chased Baghdadi down a dead-end tunnel underneath his northwestern Syria hideout before he blew himself and three children up with a suicide vest.

America's top military officer said that U.S.

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