What after ISIS?

Even if we destroy ISIS, the region’s history of sectarian grievances, factionalism, and instability will continue to spur into being and sustain Islamic militants that are just as much a threat to civil order. An article below recommends a book by Jason Burke to help shape our thinking about how best to confront these groups: The New Threat: The Past, Present, and Future of Islamic Militancy.

Gangsta Jihad

Forgive the cliché: This book is essential reading. No hyperbole required. The New Threat -“new” in the sense that the danger posed by violent Islamism is evolving-deserves the careful attention of anyone appreciating the urgency of the West recalibrating its response to that danger.