Of course, we knew that the “Islamist slogans” that Arif Uka shouted were “Allahu akbar,” but here is direct confirmation. Note that the New York Times never identifies Uka as a Muslim, much less an Islamic jihadist, and translates his shout to “God is great,” thus further obscuring the jihadist nature of this attack. “Shooting at Germany Airport Kills 2 U.S. Airmen,” by Judy Dempsey and Elisabeth Bumiller for the New York Times, March 2:
BERLIN “” Two United States airmen were killed and two injured on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire on an American military bus at the Frankfurt airport, according to American military officials in Europe….
The suspected gunman, who is in custody, is 21-year-old Kosovar who lives in Frankfurt, according to a city police spokesman, Manfred FÃ¼llhardt….
The suspect argued with some of the airmen before shooting one who was standing in the open door as well as the driver, Mr. FÃ¼llhardt said. The suspect was captured by a Hesse state police officer who was at the airport, which typically has heavy security especially following warnings in recent months that Germany would be a terror target….
A man whose office is near the site of the shooting said it was an area where buses load arriving passengers. Speaking on condition of anonymity to protect his business, he said witnesses told him that the gunman first talked to the military personnel to find out who they were and then opened fire, shouting “God is great” in Arabic….