Press Review - May 25, 2017

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Manchester Attack Highlights Foreign Fighters in Libya. Even as the Islamic State continues to lose territory, its evolution in Libya since 2014 should convince Western authorities not to underestimate its capacity for directing lethal attacks abroad, writes Aaron Zelin at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Libyans in UK 'warned about Manchester radicalisation for years'. Members of Britain’s Libyan community say they told authorities that terrorist recruiters are operating openly in the city (the Guardian) The Islamic State-Linked Militant Fueling a Violent Philippine Showdown. Isnilon Hapilon leads a branch of the Abu Sayyaf group known for kidnapping and beheading foreign tourists (the Wall Street Journal - Paywall)