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Pentagon: US on alert for possible 'retribution attacks' following al-Baghdadi raid

Posted on AllSides October 31st, 2019
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The Defense Department is on alert for possible retaliation from ISIS in the wake of the reported killing of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, by U.S. Special Forces last weekend, according to The Associated Press.

Gen. Kenneth “Frank” Mackenzie spoke of the possible threat Wednesday as part of the most detailed account to date of the operation and echoed warnings by both critics and allies of President Trump that the operation had not eliminated the threat from the terror group.

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