June 17th, 2019

U.S. Special Forces Battle Against ISIS Turns to Containment, and Concern

The extremist group is growing, able to out-recruit its casualties so far, according to military officials. It is well funded by illicit smuggling and other revenue streams. And in the eastern part of the country, Islamic State fighters are waging a war of terrain that the United States military can — for now — only contain, those officials said.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/world/asia/afghanistan-islamic-state.html