The Rise and Stall of the Islamic State in Afghanistan

TitelThe Rise and Stall of the Islamic State in Afghanistan
Typ der PublikationReport
Publikationsjahr2017
AutorInnenJohnson, CGarret
Untertitel / SerientitelUSIP Special Report
Pagination16pp.
InstitutionUnited States Institute of Peace
StadtWashington, DC
Kurztext

The U.S. military dropped its largest bomb ever used in combat this week on an ISIS redoubt in Afghanistan. This USIP report details the structure, composition and growth of the group’s so-called Khorasan province, and outlines policy issues for dealing with the threat.

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