Sadddam former army officer Abdullah Qadarsh is new chief of Islamic State

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From Left: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Abdullah Qadarsh

New Delhi, Oct 28: Donald Trump gave the world probably one of the most awaited news. He declared that Islamic State Chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead in a US operation.

He also said that Baghdadi had blown himself up during the raid. The obvious question is who would now succeed Baghdadi? Baghdadi in the past few months had been out of sorts. In fact there were even reports that he had been paralysed.

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