Growing ISKP threat on Pak-Afghan Border


While Islamic State is on the run in Middle East where it is facing a resounding defeat that has resulted in territory loss, at the same time the Islamic State threat in Afghanistan has been steadily rising since last several months and regardless of how rosy the picture American officials paint, fact is Afghanistan is entering into uncharted waters where everyone is fighting their own war and everything is for the taking. In this complex mix, the rising threat of Islamic State Khorasan chapter, more commonly known as ISKP, is giving both Afghan security forces and Taliban some tough time.

Download Faran Jeffery’s analysis of the expanding ISKP threat in Afghanistan and potential fallout in Pakistan.

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