Islamic State Khorasan Province Is a Growing Threat in Afghanistan and Beyond
By Colin P. Clarke
Within Afghanistan’s borders, a witch's brew of terrorist and insurgent groups is metastasizing, and the situation is beginning to feel eerily similar to the pre-9/11 era.
Islamic State Khorasan Brings War With Pakistan to Afghan Soil
By Lucas Webber
In striking a Pakistani target in Taliban territory, ISKP is harming its two primary battlefield enemies at once.
The Islamic State vs. Russia in Afghanistan
By Lucas Webber
The Islamic State movement -- including its Afghanistan iteration -- is vehemently anti-Russia in orientation, criticizing its foreign and domestic policies.
Islamic State Khorasan’s Expanded Vision in South and Central Asia
By Lucas Webber and Riccardo Valle
The expansion of ISKP propaganda outreach, recruitment, and fundraising efforts may have significant security implications for countries in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region and possibly beyond.
Attack on Sikh Temple in Kabul Deals Another Blow to Afghan Sikh Community
By Sudha Ramachandran
The assault, which was carried out by ISKP, will slow India’s decision to re-open its embassy in the Afghan capital.
Remember Afghanistan’s Hazaras
By Knox Thames
Can anything be done to help the Hazaras in Afghanistan?
Talks With TTP Take Back Seat as Pakistan’s Prime Minister Turns Attention to Political Turmoil
By Niha Dagia
With an uptick in violence, it would be hard for Imran Khan to sway public opinion towards a peace deal with the terror group.