Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

Taliban play down ISIS-K threat despite spate of attacks

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The National (Dubai), 12 October 2021

AAN’s Ali Adili is quoted here on the Taleban-IS relationship:

As for Afghans who have already endured more than four decades of war, ISKP has become “a new spectre haunting the people”, independent Afghanistan analyst Ali Adili said. “The Taliban as a militant group has poor-to-zero accountability when it comes to fighting another terrorist group such as ISIS-K.”