DAVOS, Switzerland — Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Friday that progress has been made in combating the Islamic State and violent extremism and called fighting government corruption an integral part of the battle.
“Corruption is a radicalizer because it destroys faith in legitimate authority,” he said in a wide-ranging speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos. “It allows the predators to move in. And no one knows that better than violent extremist groups, who regularly use corruption as a recruitment tool....
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