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The spy aged EIGHT: How American forces recruited a young boy

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posted on Aug, 16 2013 @ 11:25 AM
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A shocking new story reveals that the U.S. army inadvertently had an 8-year-old boy turn into a spy and place electronic tracking devices on his surrogate father so that they could spot him and kill him in a scheduled drone attack.

The 8-year-old boy and his biological father have confessed to helping spy on the al Qaeda officer, and now the biological father is believed to have been executed while the fate of the young boy remains unknown.

So now apparently the US may have inadvertently resorted to using children in the War on Terror, Child's father has been killed in retaliation for his part in all this with the child facing who knows what.

The US request location of a terrorist, the Republican guard in response pays this boys family to plant the gps chip on the Terrorist who he was living with so the US drone could hit its target.

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posted on Aug, 16 2013 @ 11:48 AM

yeah its not hard to believe.

it won't be too hard for the majority of you to believe when you see your children dead due to such #ing disgusting tactics.

posted on Aug, 16 2013 @ 11:52 AM
Thats cowardly and effed up. Man i hate our government. Probably got the boy too. Drones are our more soldiers dying........only civilians.

posted on Aug, 16 2013 @ 12:16 PM
Fair question on this...but where, even once, does it say U.S. Officials knew, approved or had any idea the tracker they were homing in on was placed by a kid?

It says the US contacted the Republican Guard of the Yemeni Government to help track down Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. Okay...Fair enough and it makes sense to that point.

The Republican Guard then chose, saw through and successfully employed the method of using the kid. A thoroughly despicable thing, especially given that Al Qaeda is known to kill children openly for things ranging from treason to blasphemy.

Still, the title of the media article and whole piece suggests the US ordered this ..or even knew about who was used and how, when no details are offered to support the fact that was ever the case?
edit on 16-8-2013 by Wrabbit2000 because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 16 2013 @ 01:06 PM
reply to post by Wrabbit2000

The title and the first actual sentence of the article kind of muddles the issue, doesn't it? Title says that the US recruited the boy. First sentence says "inadvertently". Maybe they should have stuck the inadvertently in the title, too, eh? What they supply sounds like it was, in fact, inadvertent as the decision makers in that one was the Republican Guard and the boy's father--not the US. The connection with the US is that they requested that the chips be planted and no indication that they were the ones that said "use an 8 year old".

posted on Aug, 17 2013 @ 02:41 PM
reply to post by benrl

Sort of revealing though.

They don't need an 8 year old to plant a gps chip here in the states.
Because 92% of the population carries one on them everyday. A cell phone.
That percentage of people also believe they can't function without them either.
The statistics used in the previous paragraph are merely opinions, not facts.

Either way...this is screwed up.

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