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How Trump Will Use Baghdadi for the Next Year

It was the cinematic moment Donald Trump had been craving at this perilous point in his presidency—and when it arrived, he made sure it didn’t go to waste. President Trump’s vivid—perhaps too vivid?—re-creation of the U.S. Special Forces raid that killed the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Saturday night is sure to become a go-to story for the remainder of his time in office, and figure prominently into his messaging as he seeks reelection next year.Ever the showman, Trump began building suspense Saturday night, tweeting that “Something very big has just happened!” Shortly after 9 a.m. yesterday morning, the …read more

Source:: The Atlantic



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