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Aftermath of Baghdadi's death

Asia News Network writers discuss the impact of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death on the re-election chances of US President Donald Trump next year and the global terror threat. Here are edited excerpts.

Iraqi youth watching the news about the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during a raid by US forces last weekend. Asia News Network writers say his death, while arguably a boost for US President Donald Trump, does not mean the terror threat
Iraqi youth watching the news about the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during a raid by US forces last weekend. Asia News Network writers say his death, while arguably a boost for US President Donald Trump, does not mean the terror threat is over.PHOTO: REUTERS

Rafia Zakaria

Dawn, Pakistan

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 03, 2019, with the headline 'Aftermath of Baghdadi's death '. Subscribe