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A different Afghanistan

How ISKP and the Taliban threaten the world with new jihadism

16 October 2021

9:00 AM

16 October 2021

9:00 AM

As the world salutes the 20th anniversary of the start of the Afghanistan War, and ponders the chaos and bloodshed following the war’s ending and US exit, new deadly clashes scar the region and point to a dismal future.

The Taliban recently captured four members of the Islamic State Khorasan Province, ISKP, a sect inordinately more resilient, more violent and more hardened than the Taliban.

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Qanta A. Ahmed is an author, physician, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum and Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. @MissDiagnosis

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