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US military is hunting al Qaeda in at least 7 Afghanistan provinces | The Long War Journal
Incoming Resolute Support Commander, Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., addresses the audience during the change-of-command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 2, 2016.

US military is hunting al Qaeda in at least 7 Afghanistan provinces | The Long War Journal

The US military’s top commander in Afghanistan said yesterday that American forces are hunting al Qaeda leaders and members in at least seven Afghan provinces. General John W. Nicholson Jr., who leads NATO’s Resolute Support and US Forces Afghanistan, listed the provinces in response to a question about how many senior al Qaeda leaders remain in eastern Afghanistan. He specifically mentioned the provinces of Kandahar, Zabul, Paktika, Ghazni, Kunar, Nuristan and Nangarhar.

Source: US military is hunting al Qaeda in at least 7 Afghanistan provinces | The Long War Journal