Why would Islamic State attack unarmed civilians in Paris? The geopolitics of terrorism.
Last week's attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris still has fuzzy details, but we seem to be united on at least one: al-Qaeda is back. Truthfully, though, al-Qaeda never went anywhere; like Jason Voorhees, al-Qaeda was always just waiting in the woods. The Islamic State may have been Terrorists of the Year in 2014, but … Continue reading Al-Qaeda Returns: Or, Why The Hell Hasn’t Al-Qaeda In Yemen Been Dealt With?