It is now all too clear what things look like when governments and societies fail to prepare for the worst. Neo-Nazis and jihadists are rejoicing.
It’s time to pay attention. The fighting in Syria’s Idlib province is sending refugee shock waves surging toward a Europe that’s unprepared politically—or morally—to receive them.
The faithful followers of Osama bin Laden and his successor are not mourning the demise of the Islamic State’s leader. They’re hoping to recruit his fighters.
What allows far-right terrorist groups to thrive in the U.S. is a legal double standard that binds the hands of even the most proactive members of law enforcement.
Thanks to the Syria debacle, the risk of an ISIS resurrection has increased exponentially. But the Islamic State's desperate for funds. Where has it turned? Bitcoin, and then some.
Sure, Baghdadi looks rough in his first video in five years. But that’s part of his transformation to hardened insurgent leader, and his appearance might draw recruits.
The group didn’t attribute the attack to New Zealand because it didn’t have to. Christians have long been among its targets.
From jihadists’ attacks in France and Florida to white nationalists’ attacks in Quebec City and Christchurch, each adds fuel to extremists’ stories of Crusades and ethnic invaders.
Al Qaeda and ISIS unleashed their usual threats after Trump’s U.S. Embassy call. But once again, it’s more about selling themselves to recruits than helping actual Palestinians.
Manchester may have just been the start: In the past year, the group has urged more attacks on soft targets—and its magazine has specifically said children are permissible to kill.