Frankfurt Airport Shooter Gets ‘Life’… Could be Free by 2028

Posted by John Rosenthal

Arid Uka, the 22-year-old Kosovo native who shot and killed two American airmen at the Frankfurt airport in March of last year, was sentenced to life in prison by a German court on Friday. Despite the terminology, however, a “life” sentence in Germany does not in fact mean life, and Uka could be set free [...]

Acquaintance of Frankfurt Shooter Charged as Al-Qaeda Member

Posted by John Rosenthal

German authorities have insisted that the Frankfurt Airport shooter, Arid Uka, was in all likelihood a “lone wolf” who acted spontaneously. But his reported friendship with Rami Makanesi casts doubt on this theory. See my new article on Pajamas Media here.

German Authorities Confirm that Frankfurt Shooter Viewed De Palma Clip

Posted by John Rosenthal

According to the German wire service dapd, the German Attorney General’s Office has confirmed that the video clip viewed by the Frankfurt Airport shooter Arid Uka — and that allegedly provoked him to kill American soldiers — was indeed the rape scene from Brian De Palma’s fictional anti-Iraq War movie Redacted. See my new report [...]

Did Clip from De Palma’s “Redacted” Lead Frankfurt Shooter to Kill?

Posted by John Rosenthal

Arid Uka, who shot and killed two American servicemen at Frankfurt Airport on Wednesday, has told German police that he was motivated in part by a video that he saw showing American soldiers “plundering a house and raping a girl” in Afghanistan. According to Germany’s deputy Attorney General Rainer Griesbaum, Uka is supposed to have [...]

Frankfurt Shooter Admits To Shouting ‘Allah Akbar’

Posted by John Rosenthal

There have been reports in the American media that according to unnamed sources, the shooter who killed two American servicemen at Frankfurt Airport on Wednesday is supposed to have shouted “Allah Akbar” during the attack. But in fact there is a named source who says the same: Arid Uka, the shooter himself. For this and [...]