Let’s put Daesh leader’s threat to Canada into perspective
By Scott TaylorAug. 29, 2018
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s forces have been pummelled in Iraq and Syria. And the group’s claimed responsibility for attacks in Canada hasn't been proven.
In this image from a video posted on a militant website on July 5, 2014, Daesh leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi appears to give a sermon at a mosque in Iraq. Militant video screenshot courtesy of the BBC
OTTAWA—Last week there was a media flurry in Canada over a new audiotape allegedly released by the sinister evildoer Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic extremist group Daesh (also known as ISIS, ISIL, and Islamic State).
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