Baghdadi-Bob apparently lapsed into fantasy as he turned a solemn announcement about killing a terrorist chieftain into a campaign speech complete with ad-libs. Trump’s next speech in Chicago used the mission as a ‘sir’ story which automatically challenges its credibility. https://t.co/DaYeK1Rhttps://twitter.com/samstein/status/1188997397025873926? Five senior Trump administration officials who
Take this with as many grains of salt as you want but… Reuters “MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Ministry of Defense said on Sunday it had no reliable information on the U.S. operation that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, state-run RIA news agency
All in all this looks to have been the worst week for the Islamists since May of 2011 when Osama bin Laden was killed and his files and computers were seized in the same raid. For every Saudi/GCC proxy in the area, they're in trouble.
Nusrah Front/al-Qaeda in Syria lost its military commander and another dozen of its regional leaders. Coalition air power was able to act on detailed intelligence reports to hit the right buildings at the exact time Nusrah was having its main planning meeting. As with ISIS