April 30, 2019
Continuing the long-held spook tradition of fake Islamic terrorism videos, that guy from the thing is in a video saying some shit again.
There was only ever one video of this guy, then he was killed like six times, now he’s back again for a second video, fatter.
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been pictured in a new video for the first time since July 2014.
In the video — released by ISIS’s propaganda arm al-Furqan and obtained by SITE Intelligence Group – Baghdadi reportedly claims that his followers died fighting to the end in territories and cities that have been routed by U.S.-backed coalition forces.
Pretty sure it was Russians and Assad, but okay.
He also claims that the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka were retaliation for ISIS being defeated in their Baghouz, their last stronghold in Syria, and refers to the recent oustings of leaders in Algeria and Sudan, meaning that the video must have been shot within the last week.
Pentagon officials say the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) is leading the analyzing of the video.
Col. Scott Rawlinson at Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, the group established by the U.S.-led international coalition fighting ISIS, told Fox News: “At this time, we are working to independently corroborate the validity of the video posted today reportedly showing Abu Bakr al Baghdadi. We are continuing to support partner forces in their mission of an enduring defeat of Daesh, which includes the capability to finance their operations, recruit new members, and collaborate to conduct violent extremist attacks.”
Looks like everything’s cleaned up, let’s go ahead and send back those three million “refugees” in Europe then, huh.