The Hunt: Who was the shadowy ISIS leader killed in a US drone strike?

On Tuesday, the Pentagon announced that a U.S. drone strike killed a leader of the Islamic State group in Syria.

On this week’s episode of “The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green,” the senior director at the Counter Extremism Project, Hans-Jakob Schindler, explains who he was and why he was so important.

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J.J. Green

JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent. He reports daily on security, intelligence, foreign policy, terrorism and cyber developments, and provides regular on-air and online analysis. He is also the host of two podcasts: Target USA and Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.

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