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Islamic State in Afghanistan

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.
How Islamic State Infiltrated Kabul University
August 12, 2019

How Islamic State Infiltrated Kabul University

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Expanding its reach, the Islamic State has aimed recruitment efforts at Afghan universities.

Russia’s Bulwark on the Afghan Border: Tajikistan
May 30, 2019

Russia’s Bulwark on the Afghan Border: Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
In recent weeks, high-level Russian security and intelligence officials have made trips to Dushanbe.

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.

Afghan Official: Suicide Blast Near Jalalabad Kills 17
March 07, 2019

Afghan Official: Suicide Blast Near Jalalabad Kills 17

By Rahim Faiez
U.S. forces assisted Afghan troops in quelling the attack on a construction company in Nangarhar province.

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.”
How the US Is Indirectly Arming the Taliban
June 13, 2018

How the US Is Indirectly Arming the Taliban

By Austin Bodetti
Much of the Taliban’s armory comes from American equipment given to the Afghan military and police.

Pay Attention to Russia's South Asia Strategy
June 07, 2018

Pay Attention to Russia's South Asia Strategy

By Uzair Younus
Russia is isolating and undermining the United States in the region.

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.

Why Russia Exaggerates Islamic State's Presence in Afghanistan
April 10, 2018

Why Russia Exaggerates Islamic State's Presence in Afghanistan

By Samuel Ramani
The notion that the United States is facilitating the rise of ISIS in Afghanistan resonates powerfully within Russia.
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.

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