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The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
May 14, 2019

The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar

By Franz J. Marty
An opaque offshoot of the self-declared Islamic State in one Afghan province displaced thousands of civilians.

Islamic State: The Torment of Afghanistan’s Shiites
September 25, 2018

Islamic State: The Torment of Afghanistan’s Shiites

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Repeated ISIS attacks are pushing Afghan Shiites “into a dark hole.”
Suicide Bomber Attacks Gathering of Afghan Clerics Which Had Just Denounced Suicide Bombings
June 05, 2018

Suicide Bomber Attacks Gathering of Afghan Clerics Which Had Just Denounced Suicide Bombings

By Catherine Putz
The gathering of about 2,000 Muslim scholars and clerics had endorsed a fatwa against the war, calling suicide bombings a sin.

The Trump Administration’s New Afghan Problem: The Islamic State
April 03, 2018

The Trump Administration’s New Afghan Problem: The Islamic State

By Sudha Ratan
The Islamic State’s South Asia branch complicates regional efforts to move Afghanistan toward peace.

Kabul Process Falters as Taliban Support Rises
June 10, 2017

Kabul Process Falters as Taliban Support Rises

By Bismellah Alizada
Complex geopolitical rivalries make it unlikely that the Kabul Process will bring peace to Afghanistan.

Is Pakistan Ready to Counter ISIS?
February 15, 2017

Is Pakistan Ready to Counter ISIS?

By Hammal Kashani
Pakistan's government has been slow to react to the presence of ISIS.

Islamic State’s Khorasan Province, 2 Years on
January 26, 2017

Islamic State’s Khorasan Province, 2 Years on

By Milo Comerford
Today marks the two-year anniversary of ISIS’s new front in Afghanistan. Can the group consider its venture a success?
How the Islamic State Could Be Reborn in Afghanistan
December 30, 2016

How the Islamic State Could Be Reborn in Afghanistan

By Daud Khattak
Although the ISKP is at a disadvantage, several factors could help it rise again in 2017.

Suicide Blast at Shia Mosque in Kabul Kills Over 30
November 21, 2016

Suicide Blast at Shia Mosque in Kabul Kills Over 30

By Catherine Putz
The target and timing suggests the Islamic State's local affiliate is responsible, aiming to stoke sectarianism.

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