Members of Iraqi government forces celebrate on a street in Fallujah after government forces recaptured the city from ISIS militants on June 27. Reuters/Thaier Al-Sudani
Jeremy Bender, Business Insider: ISIS' global suicide-bombing campaign is only just beginning
The past week has seen a horrendous upswing in ISIS terrorist attacks around the globe. And, horrifyingly, these attacks could signal the beginning of a more pronounced worldwide ISIS campaign that represents a marked shift in tactics.
According to Clint Watts, a former FBI special agent on the Joint Terrorism Task Force and a Robert A. Fox Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute's Program on the Middle East, this surge in global attacks from ISIS could become the new normal as the terror group loses ground in the Middle East and its vast array of foreign fighters now find themselves "homeless."
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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- July 5, 2016
ISIS Attacks Spike Even As It Loses Ground at Home -- Mark Thompson, Time
Why ISIS is 'lashing out,' from Baghdad to Bangladesh -- Scott Peterson, CSM
Iraq: The World Capital of Terrorism -- Uri Friedman, The Atlantic
How the disunity among UN agencies is failing Syria -- Roger Hearn, Al Jazeera
As Baghdad is bombed, Iraq's politicians just bicker -- Faisal Al Yafai, The National
Latest Baghdad Bombing Underscores Iraq’s Ongoing Nightmare -- Jared Malsin, Time
China's $5 Trillion Opportunity -- Justin Fox, Bloomberg
Does Brexit Mean the End of Globalization? -- Homi Kharas, Newsweek
Brexit: Who will be the UK's new prime minister? -- James Masters, CNN
Overhauling French Intelligence Agencies -- Krishnadev Calamur, The Atlantic
NATO summit: Focus will be on Black Sea security -- Dimitar Bechev, Al Jazeera
Is NATO necessary? -- Stephen Kinzer, Boston Globe
What’s at Stake in Venezuela’s Economic Crisis -- Gillian B. White and Bourree Lam, The Atlantic
Trump vs. the global elite -- Vicki Needham, The Hill
Saudi Arabia Signaled It's OK With Oil at $50 a Barrel -- Reuters and Fortune Editors