Opinion

Why are Islamic extremists still attacking the West?

The creation of the so-called Islamic State in 2014 should have ended the terror attacks on the West. Here’s why it didn’t.

A memorial in Paris after the Charlie Hebdo attack in the city in January 2015. Al-Qaeda sponsored it, says Gwynne Dyer, and Islamic State replied with a bigger attack in Paris last November. Photograph courtesy of the French government

By GWYNNE DYER

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 1, 2016 12:00 AM

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