The defeat of the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) in Syria and Iraq have not affected the ability of groups to organize terrorist attacks. This was stated by representatives of the American intelligence and military advisers in the Senate, reports Reuters.
“Unfortunately we don’t see how the loss of the territory of the IG turns into a reduction in the ability to “encourage” the attack,” — said the Director of intelligence at the National counterterrorism center USA Laura de Chaillot. In her view, terrorists can find supporters in different countries through social media on the Internet.
“It’s a new Caliphate in cyberspace,” said the Republican, representative of the Committee on homeland security and governmental Affairs Ron Johnson.
Wednesday, December 6, the chief of the General staff of the Russian armed forces Valery Gerasimov said that Syria fully liberated from the militants.