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Global terrorism outlook following Islamic State’s appointment of a new leader

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Global terrorism outlook following Islamic State’s appointment of a new leader

 

In our latest episode, Federico Saleri speaks to Global Issues analyst Joseph Smith about the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the appointment of his successor, and the implications for global terrorism.

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Islamic State (IS) on 31 October confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and announced his successor. On 27 October US President Donald Trump had announced that Baghdadi had been killed in a US special forces raid outside the village of Barisha (Idlib province, Syria).

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What new leadership means for Islamic State

Islamic State (IS) on 31 October confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and announced his successor. On 27 October US President Donald Trump had announced that Baghdadi had been killed in a US special forces raid outside the village of Barisha (Idlib province, Syria).