Trump awards special ops unit that took out ISIS leader Baghdadi with presidential citation

President Trump this week awarded a Presidential Unit Citation to the U.S. special operations unit involved in the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi last year.

Roughly one year ago, Baghdadi was killed during a U.S. special forces operation in Syria that culminated in him detonating a suicide vest. Baghdadi’s death was widely considered a significant advance in the fight against ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria.

“His body was mutilated by the blast, but test results...