PBS NewsHour

How a U.S. military raid killed the Islamic State’s leader

Clip: 10/27/2019 | 4m 30s

President Trump on Sunday described a harrowing U.S. military assault that led to the death this weekend of the long-sought leader of the Islamic State group. Nick Schifrin, foreign affairs and defense correspondent for NewsHour, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington, D.C. to break down the raid and the president’s remarks.

Aired: 10/27/19

Rating: NR

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