Islamist Extremism Caused 84,000 Deaths Worldwide in 2017, New Report Says

The report found that 121 groups are now operating in 66 countries worldwide. In remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Thursday that Islamist extremism is “global and growing.”  “It didn’t begin with al Qaeda; nor will it end with the defeat of ISIS,” Blair said.  Read more: