Inside the Mission That Killed Islamic State Leader Baghdadi

from The Wall Street Journal,

U.S. studied networks of tunnels and reviewed allies’ tips as it closed in on militant

The story of Baghdadi’s final moments is also one of American intelligence gathering, military force and astonishing warfare technology. The special operations forces who landed in Barisha, Syria, already knew the tunnels under Baghdadi’s compound were mostly dead-ends. Troops brought robotic military equipment to help chase him through the tunnels...

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