Why al-Baghdadi's death won't change U.S. objective in Syria
Clip: 10/28/2019 | 3m 2s
The leader of the Islamic State group is dead. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died over the weekend in a U.S. special forces raid in northwest Syria. U.S. officials said Kurdish partners provided useful intelligence about al-Baghdadi's location. The terrorist leader motivated tens of thousands of ISIS fighters to seize territory the size of England and declared it a caliphate. Nick Schifrin reports.
Aired: 10/28/19Video has closed captioning.
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