The Dirty Underwear That Saved Syrian Oil From ISIS

When ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by U.S. military forces last week, ostensibly removing a key threat to Syrian oil, it was dirty underwear that ended up being his undoing. A spy working for Syrian Kurdish forces slipped into a key ISIS camp and stole Al-Baghdadi’s underwear. The DNA from that pair of underwear enabled the US military to track him to his location and eliminate him.    Military operations to take out radical Islamists have often been plagued by the inability to properly identify the targets, and…