Medienspiegel

ISIS is down but not out

November 28, 2019

„Recent developments in the degradation of Islamic State (ISIS), from the loss of the territory it controlled to the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has substantially impacted the capabilities of the group to carry out terrorist attacks globally. However, it remains clear that ISIS continues to exert significant influence through its ideology that is influencing a variety of individuals to sustain the extremist ideology and to consider terrorist attacks.

Two recent reports from international organizations, one from the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) and the other from the United Nations Security Council, provide assessments that while terrorist attacks are diminishing, the ideas and ideology that ISIS inspires continue to pose a threat globally, and in particular, to the security of the EU.“ (…)

https://www.asiatimes.com/2019/11/opinion/isis-is-down-but-not-out/