Europe Expects More Terror Attacks, Even as IS Falters

(VOA News) Jamie Dettmer - With the collapse of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, French and Belgian officials don't believe attacks will stop in Europe, at least not in the foreseeable future. One of the only ways for the terror group to remain relevant and to continue to outshine its jihadist competitor al-Qaeda is to strike the West as frequently as it can, experts say. Even with the loss of most of its territory IS can still wage information warfare, recruit and incite, said researcher Charlie Winter in a paper for the International Center for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence at King's College London. The overall problem of radicalization remains the same today as it did before IS' battlefield defeats, officials warn.

2017-10-11 00:00:00

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