Terrorism

Islamic State's New Strategy Is Suicidal

A flawed business model won't support a jihadi caliphate.

The end is coming.

Photographer: Younis al-Bayati/AFP/Getty Images

The Islamic State attacks in Paris exposed two vulnerabilities. The first is ours, to the threat posed by skilled, suicidal fighters. Yet the massacre also exposed a weakness of Islamic State, one that threatens its very existence.

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