What do we know about the presence of ISIS in Europe? What does this mean for Europe and other places that stand up to ISIS? Today, Esty Dinur talks with Robert Pape and Jean Bricmont on ISIS, the attacks in Brussels and other places, and what this means for the future.
Robert Pape is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago specializing in international security affairs, and the director of the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism. His publications include Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It; Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism (Random House 2005); Bombing to Win: Air Power and Coercion in War, “Why Economic Sanctions Do Not Work,” and more. His current work focuses on the causes of suicide terrorism and the politics of unipolarity.
Jean Bricmont is based in Brussels and is now in Paris. Bricmont is a mathematical and statistical physicist at the University of Louvain. He is author of Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War and the co-author of Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals’ Abuse of Science.