June 11th, 2019

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West

The Islamic State group 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 U.S. and Afghan security officials.

Source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/islamic-state-expands-reach-afghanistan-threatening-west-63599425