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What al-Baghdadi’s death means for Islamic State leadership

Clip: 10/27/2019 | 3m 56s Video has closed captioning.

A U.S. military raid this weekend achieved the long-standing goal of killing Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State. But with the group’s continued presence around the globe, who will fill the leadership vacuum left by his death? Jennifer Cafarella, research director at the Institute for the Study of War, joins Hari Sreenivasan for more perspective on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and ISIS.

Aired: 10/27/19

Rating: NR

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