Pentagon chief says he thinks Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi is alive

Jul 22, 2017

Pentagon chief says he thinks Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi is alive

Pentagon chief James Mattis said Friday that he believes Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive, following various claims he was dead.“I think Baghdadi’s alive … and I’ll believe otherwise when we know we’ve killed him,” Mattis told Pentagon reporters. “We are ...