DNA (India), 17 April 2017
Another article that references AAN’s writing on ISKP when discussing the ‘Mother of All Bombs’ that was dropped on Achin:
However, the question that needs to be asked is, what exactly is the ISKP in Afghanistan and what warranted such a military strike by Washington D.C.?
“The IS fighters who pioneered the Khorasan franchise of the IS were Pakistani militants who had long been settled in the southeastern districts of Nangarhar, in the Spin Ghar mountains or its foothills, bordering the tribal agencies on the Pakistani side of the Durand Line”, explains researcher Borhan Osman in a paper published by the Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN), a Kabul based think tank.
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