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Is the Taliban’s Campaign Against the Islamic State Working?
February 10, 2022

Is the Taliban’s Campaign Against the Islamic State Working?

By Franz J. Marty
The Taliban claim to have defeated the self-declared Islamic State’s Afghan chapter, but exclusive information obtained by The Diplomat indicates that its success is not what it seems.

Why Is the Islamic State in Afghanistan’s Propaganda Targeting China?
October 26, 2021

Why Is the Islamic State in Afghanistan’s Propaganda Targeting China?

By Nodirbek Soliev
The Kunduz mosque bombing marked a potential shift in ISK’s stance toward China.
US South Asia Policy: The Fallout From Afghanistan
September 06, 2021

US South Asia Policy: The Fallout From Afghanistan

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Michael Kugelman.

Pakistan-China Relations and the Fall of Afghanistan
August 31, 2021

Pakistan-China Relations and the Fall of Afghanistan

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Elizabeth Threlkeld.

Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan Stokes Bangladesh’s Terrorist Fears
August 26, 2021

Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan Stokes Bangladesh’s Terrorist Fears

By Subir Bhaumik
The secular government of Muslim-majority Bangladesh fears the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan will rejuvenate the violent radical Islamist ecosystem back home.

The Taliban Say They Have No Foreign Fighters. Is That True?
August 10, 2020

The Taliban Say They Have No Foreign Fighters. Is That True?

By Franz J. Marty
The Taliban denial of the presence of foreign fighters in Afghanistan raises questions about the implementation of the U.S.-Taliban deal.

Islamic State Sees a Bloody Opportunity in the US-Taliban Deal
August 04, 2020

Islamic State Sees a Bloody Opportunity in the US-Taliban Deal

By Ahmad Shah Katawazai
With the U.S.-Taliban peace agreement, ISKP stands ready to inherit the role of violent spoiler.
29 Dead in Islamic State Attack on Afghan Prison
August 04, 2020

29 Dead in Islamic State Attack on Afghan Prison

By Associated Press
Afghan forces retook the prison in Jalalabad 24 hours after the initial attack.

Afghan Officials: Gunmen Kill 32 at Largely Shiite Gathering in Kabul
March 07, 2020

Afghan Officials: Gunmen Kill 32 at Largely Shiite Gathering in Kabul

By Associated Press
The attack, claimed by Islamic State, was a stark reminder that the U.S.-Taliban peace deal did not mean an end to violence.

Death of a Caliph: The Islamic State in Khorasan Province After al-Baghdadi
November 13, 2019

Death of a Caliph: The Islamic State in Khorasan Province After al-Baghdadi

By Saurav Sarkar
ISKP continues to pose a real threat to Afghanistan, despite al-Baghdadi’s death.

Afghanistan's Terror Threat Is Much Bigger Than the Taliban
August 22, 2019

Afghanistan's Terror Threat Is Much Bigger Than the Taliban

By Saurav Sarkar
Even if peace is reached with the Taliban, terrorism will remain a serious problem in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Vows to Crush Militants After Deadly Wedding Attack by Islamic State
August 20, 2019

Afghanistan Vows to Crush Militants After Deadly Wedding Attack by Islamic State

By Rahim Faiez
“We will take revenge for every civilian drop of blood,” President Ghani vowed as Kabul mourns 63 dead.

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