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ISIS in Asia After al-Baghdadi: Business as Usual?

Al-Baghdadi’s death might not alter the Islamic State’s enduring presence in South and Southeast Asia.

Ankit Panda
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran for
ISIS in Asia After al-Baghdadi: Business as Usual?
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The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) and Prashanth Parameswaran (@TheAsianist) discuss the death of the Islamic State’s Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and its implication on the group’s activities in the Asia-Pacific. The episode also covers upcoming summits in Asia, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summits, and the canceled Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Chile.

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