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ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi Killed
Oct 28, 2019 at 02:00 AM
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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."

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The Washington Post

Three ways the Baghdadi raid undermines Trump’s chaotic policy

Jennifer Rubin
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Trump deserves to take a victory lap

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The Washington Examiner

Trump and America rightly dance on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's grave, but the fight against terror is never over

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The New York Post

Rot in Hell, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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