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Foes in Afghan War See a Common Threat of Islamic State’s Return

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The New York Times, 22 March 2021

This story from Afghanistan’s Kunar shows the province after the defeat of the local Islamic State branch, in what it calls an uneasy truth between the Taleban and the government forces who cooperated against ISKP which has disintegrated there but not vanished – and it quotes AAN’s recent report about the rise and fall of ISKP in Kunar by Obaid Ali and guest author Khalid Gharanai.