The Quick Facts
- On Sunday, October 27th, President Trump announced a successful U.S. raid that resulted in the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS.
- No United States troops were killed in the operation, which involved flying over heavily militarized territory.
- In a televised address, Trump thanked Russia, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Kurdish fighters for supporting the operations.
- Trump described al-Baghdadi's final moments in detail, and said that the ISIS leader "died like a coward."