AMBER VERNETTI WRITES- Be careful, boys! Emirati first feminine pilot, Main Miriam al-Mansouri, led an air raid towards Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) final week, a slap within the face for jihadists who imagine girls must be submissive to males. The 35-year-old fighter pilot proved her expertise had been on par with males’s as she flew her personal F-16 and performed a significant position within the air strike motion.
Numerous social media websites and media shops had been flooded with ideas and reactions to Main al-Mansouri’s position within the air raids. The UAE Embassy within the US’s official Twitter confirmed the lady’s participation : Amb. Al #Otaiba confirms #UAE’s first feminine #F16 battle pilot lead air strike missions on #ISIS.
Different tweets confirmed assist for the pilot’s feats within the air and within the battle of the sexes. One from Oula Abdulhamid, a specialist at Washington Institute, acknowledged “Hey ISIS. You had been bombed by a lady, have a pleasant day.”
Yousef al-Otaiba, the UAE ambassador in Washington, stated “The entire marketing campaign and coalition on ISIS, and extremists normally, boils all the way down to finally this: would you like a mannequin society that permits girls to grow to be ministers in authorities, feminine fighter pilots, enterprise executives, artists?”
He continued, “Or would you like a society the place, if a lady doesn’t cowl up in public, she’s crushed or she’s lashed or she’s raped?”
Though there have been studies that dying by the hands of girl would mess up their afterlife in ‘paradise,’ France 24 journalist Wassim Nasr stated, “ISIS fighters couldn’t care much less if their enemy is a person or a lady. Though it’s true that they’d by no means permit a lady to go to the entrance line.”
Regardless of the (male) hosts of Fox’s ‘The 5’ telling mediocre sexist jokes in regards to the feminine fighter pilot, Main Miriam al-Mansouri earned her license which required the identical stage of competency as males and is utilizing it for good.
With that stated, girls can do something males can do. Why not be part of forces and battle ISIS collectively?