The Hunt: Is ISIS leader dead or alive?

WASHINGTON — Is ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead or alive? A Syrian human rights organization said this week it has confirmation of his death, but no proof has been presented.

In this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green, Brett Velicovich, a U.S. Army veteran who hunted Baghdadi for years, says he has been very elusive from the day he was released from an Iraqi prison in 2009.

July 12, 2017 | 'He was right back on the scene' (Former Army officer Brett Velicovich with WTOP's J.J. Green)
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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