“In our recent history, eleven Jews have been assassinated, and some of them tortured, by radical Islamists"
The group is known to maintain close ties to Al Qaida, the Pakistani Taliban and to the Pakistani military intelligence services.
A string of bombings have struck cities under government control in Syria this year, including the capital Damascus.
Islamic State split from al Qaida in 2014, and the two groups have since waged an acrimonious battle for recruits.
Guantanamo Bay prisoner Khalid Sheik Mohammed charged that the series of deadly 2001 al-Qaida attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people were conducted in retribution for US foreign policy.
La crise identitaire que traverse l’Europe est-elle également une conséquence des attentats du 11 septembre 2001 ?
Attrition is a double-edged sword; Al-Qaida power was finally eroded to such a degree as to make the organization ineffective.