The abortive bombing by an Islamic State (ISIS) inspired Bangladeshi in New York has raised fresh fears of a possible surge in attacks during the year-end holiday season on both sides of the Atlantic.
It is both fitting and necessary to acknowledge the magnitude of the Iraqi people’s military defeat of the so-called Islamic State (IS).
The killing of ex-leader Ali Abdullah Saleh, days after his overtures to the Arab-led coalition, has buried hopes for a breakthrough in Yemen’s war, analysts say, and risks fueling a standoff between Riyadh and Tehran.