It's evident authorities released the accused before he should've been and once released, lost track of him, writes Mandy Wiener.
Trump's conflict with Iran has taken attention away from ISIS while the terror organisation shows strong signs of resilience.
The Arab Spring, refugee crisis and tension between China and the US are just some of the events that have shaped the years of the 2010s.
The Islamic State said one of its soldiers carried out the attack a day after it happened, but it hasn't offered any proof.
The fate of thousands of ISIS foreign fighters and sympathizers in Syria has become Turkey's responsibility, and it is eager to get rid of them.
Defense officials told The New York Times they did not see any after-action reports that support Trump's account of Baghdadi's death.
Baghdadi so trusted the informant that he escorted the Islamic State chief's family members to medical appointments.
The US was able to neutralize ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi because of the intelligence community, Syrian Kurds, and a US presence in Syria.
US President Donald Trump provided vivid detail of the mission that he said left the extremist leader "whimpering and crying and screaming" as he died.
US officials previously ordered Osama bin Laden's burial at sea in the event he was killed, in order to prevent his gravesite from becoming a shrine. The same thinking seems to have gone into the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Members of the Islamic State have reportedly posted propaganda videos on TikTok of fighters and young women, which have since been deleted.
Britain has promised an urgent overhaul of the law regarding convicted terrorists after police shot dead an extremist on early release from prison who stabbed two people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
In the letter, the attacker said he wanted he wanted to live his life as a "good Muslim and also a good citizen of Britain."
The report says that some Turkish-backed fighters had previously helped smuggle ISIS fighters, among other damning findings.
"Doing nothing is even worse," the F-16 fighter pilot said. "War is a game that we play because all else has failed."
Less than a week after President Donald Trump celebrated Baghdadi's death, ISIS has a brand new leader.
The Situation Room photo of US president Donald Trump during the raid against ISIS leader Baghdadi differs significantly from Barack Obama's during the Osama bin Laden raid.
The self-declared caliph of the Islamic State, Al-Baghdadi was instrumental in building one of the most potent terrorist groups in history.
Trump claimed that the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was a bigger deal than the killing of Osama bin Laden.
US officials said al-Baghdadi had been killed in the raid after detonating a suicide vest, according to mutiple reports.
Observers have warned that Trump's abrupt decision to remove the remaining US troops from Syria may lead to an Islamic State resurgence.
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