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Al-Baghdadi’s death comes at the perfect time for Donald Trump

27 October 2019

8:21 PM

27 October 2019

8:21 PM

When President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference later today we can be sure he will be milking, for all it is worth, the presumed killing of Isis leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi during a raid on his compound in north-western Syria by US special forces. Trump is said to have authorised the operation last week, and multiple news outlets have confirmed that Al-Baghdadi is presumed dead.

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