Target USA

Target USA — Ep 73: Is IS group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead or alive? What’s next?

This week the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had confirmation that IS group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead. It never produced any proof, but it is the first “credible ” organization to go that far. On this program we examine what ‘s known about al-Baghdadi’s status, his elusiveness and what happens after he and his so-called caliphate pass from the scene. Brett Velicovich, who chased al-Baghdadi for years in the U.S. Army, and Behnam Ben Taleblu, senior Iran analyst at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, join us on the program to break it all down.

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