Irony Abounds as Female UAE Pilot Leads Attack on ISIS

Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri, the United Arab Emirates’ first female fighter pilot, prepared for takeoff on a flight last year. Credit Emirates News Agency, WAM, via Associated Press

In ISIS controlled territory within Syria, women are required to be covered from head to toe. Among the five Arab countries participating in strikes on ISIS positions within Syria, United Arab Emirates (UAE) sent squadron leader Major Mariam Al Mansouri on the bombing run. Learning of this must set the hair aflame on the heads of the ISIS wackos.  Western news media, in the meantime is happy to supply the story. See more on this from the New York Times.