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Analysts: Taliban leadership struggles could drive fighters to Islamic State – Stripes

Analysts: Taliban leadership struggles could drive fighters to Islamic State – Stripes

After initially dismissing the Islamic State threat in Afghanistan, Western military officials and private analysts are increasingly concerned that a leadership struggle within the Taliban as well as dissent over peace talks will drive more fighters into ranks of the foreign-led extremist group.

Source: Analysts: Taliban leadership struggles could drive fighters to Islamic State – News – Stripes