Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

On the Trail of the Islamic State in Afghanistan

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Foreign Policy/South Asia Channel, 5 April 2016

A short quote from an AAN dispatch by Kate Clark and Borhan Osman, referring to reasons why the Afghan IS chapter is particularly strong in eastern Afghanistan:

(…) the Afghan Analysts Network stated in a report that the insurgency is much more fractured in eastern than southern Afghanistan, making the emergence of new groups like the Islamic State easier.