This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License.
It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. After the death of Osama
Bin Laden and the demise of Al Qaeda, the EU is increasingly threatened by new
jihadi terrorist groups such as ISIS, as exemplified by recent terror attacks on
Paris, Brussels, Nice, Berlin and Manchester. This book investigates the role of the
EU in dealing with such groups as part of its counter-terrorism efforts, by
outlining the increasing role of the EU as an external counter-terrorism actor.