Paris: Updates on the Terror Attacks Investigation

November 16, 2015 9:17 PM

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The top leaders of the Islamic State militant group do not involve themselves with organizing overseas terror attacks themselves, leaving that work to lower-level figures or simply inspiring sympathizers to act on their own, according to a study published by the Terrorism Research Initiative.

The study, published in October in the online journal Perspectives on Terrorism, looked at jihadist attacks that were carried out, as well as serious plots that were uncovered and blocked, between January 2011 and June 2015.

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