French embassy in Vienna, Austria commemorating the 2015 Paris attacks The Apex Archive/Flickr

Defeating Islamist Extremists in 2016

The spread of extremist terror is not confined to the atrocities committed by the Islamic State. For that reason, the international community needs a comprehensive strategy to defeat Islamist extremism – one in which force, diplomacy, and development work together to achieve a more stable world.

LONDON – The canon of Islamist terrorist activities in 2015 has been long and grim. In any given month, people have been killed in the name of a pernicious ideology.