President Trump Says ISIS Leader Is Dead Trump declared that U.S. forces have brought "the world's No. 1 terrorist leader to justice" and that no U.S. troops were killed or injured in the raid. Some experts fear the resurgence of the Islamic State now that Trump has announced a pullout of U.S. forces from Syria, with dozens of ISIS fighters escaping from Kurdish custody in the last month. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national security editor Phil Ewing, and senior editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
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President Trump Says ISIS Leader Is Dead

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President Trump Says ISIS Leader Is Dead

President Trump Says ISIS Leader Is Dead

President Trump Says ISIS Leader Is Dead

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Trump declared that U.S. forces have brought "the world's No. 1 terrorist leader to justice" and that no U.S. troops were killed or injured in the raid. Some experts fear the resurgence of the Islamic State now that Trump has announced a pullout of U.S. forces from Syria, with dozens of ISIS fighters escaping from Kurdish custody in the last month. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national security editor Phil Ewing, and senior editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.