What’s next for Sahel amid deteriorating security situation?

According to Germany’s Defense Ministry the security situation in Africa’s Sahel is deteriorating, with terrorism threatening both soldiers and civilians. How do you assess security trends in the region, could jihadi groups create a broader area of instability? Read few comments.
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Al-Baghdadi is dead. What could this mean for ISIS?

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in American raid in Syria. In your opinion what does it mean for the future of ISIS? (On a side note, it would be probably a political boost for President Donald Trump). Read few comments.
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Further instability in Syria plays into the hand of extremists and a regrouping of ISIS

US President Donald Trump basically gives green light for Turkey operation against Kurds in Syria, but je is also sending mixing signals towards Ankara. How do you see a  problem of ISIS fighters captured in the region in this context.? President Trump’s criticism towards Europe not dealing with own citizens who are terrorists is perhaps justifiable. But it is probably hard to imagine that it will be a smooth process if Turkey takes over captured ISIS members as was indicated.
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Islamic State and Sri Lanka connection

If Sri Lanka attacks are really related to ISIS, what does it mean these days? It’s hard to imagine that, let’s say al-Baghdadi was given orders, so who can claim these days I am ISIS? Basically anybody? Read few comments.
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What should Europe do with ISIS foreign fighters?

The case of British teenager and ISIS bride Shamima Begum and President Donald Trump saying Europe countries should take home their citizens that fought for ISIS  have renewed the debate what to do with the members of ISIS. I know it is a complex problem but I would like to ask how do you see this. Should we keep them out or let them return (at least some of them), and why? Read few comments.
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ISIS threat to Europe: Any changes?

There were many discussion that with ISIS losing territory the organization may try to hit Europe also with some returnees. Is this still a big threat, or how would you assess readiness and maybe also current willingness of ISIS to attack western targets? Read few comments.
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ISIS is (not) defeated

President Donald Trump tweeted: We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency. So how do you see this rationale for withdrawing troops, how do you assess the current state of ISIS in Syria and beyond? Read few comments.


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