US State Department warns of new threats in latest country reports on ‘terrorism’.
New threats are emerging in the so-called global war on “terror”.
That’s the warning from the United States‘ State Department as it released its latest country reports on “terrorism”.
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It named Iran as the world’s worst state sponsor of “terrorism”.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) group remains a threat the killing of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a US military raid in Syria last month.
The state department is also concerned about the rise of attacks inspired by white supremacy and racist ideology.
So what are the solutions?
Presenter: Nastasya Tay
Mahjoob Zweiri – Director of the Gulf Studies Center at Qatar University
Allison Peters – Deputy Director of the National Security Program at the Third Way think-tank
Martin Ewi – Senior researcher on counterterrorism at the Institute of Security Studies