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Aftermath of Baghdadi's death

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

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.

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 '. Print Edition | Subscribe