Next for Islamic State

The death drive revisited: Suzanne Schneider reviews Jihad and Death: The Global Appeal of Islamic State by Olivier Roy. A new American leader rises in ISIS: A two-year investigation identifies one of the very few Americans in the Islamic State’s upper ranks — and sheds light on the dynamics of radicalization. The Islamic State is more like a street gang than like other terrorist groups. Did bin Laden’s death help the Islamic State? With caliphate gone, what’s next for Islamic State? ISIS could rise again: What its last resurrection says about its future in Iraq and Syria. Al-Qaeda’s resurrection: With the demise of the Islamic State, a revived al-Qaeda and its affiliates should now be considered the world’s top terrorist threat.