Islamic State plots world terror from mountain hideouts in Afghanistan

//Islamic State plots world terror from mountain hideouts in Afghanistan

Islamic State plots world terror from mountain hideouts in Afghanistan

Islamic State has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq, but in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan the group is expanding its footprint, recruiting new fighters and plotting attacks on the United States and other Western countries, according to US and Afghan security officials.Nearly two decades after the US-led invasion, the extremist group is seen as an even greater threat than the Taliban because of its increasingly sophisticated military capabilities and its strategy of…

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By | 2019-06-10T07:50:01+00:00 June 10th, 2019|World|Comments Off on Islamic State plots world terror from mountain hideouts in Afghanistan