Afghan Taliban’s IS dilemma
Date of Issue2015
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Islamic State’s (IS) growing influence in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region coupled with the pressure on the Afghan Taliban to reconcile with Kabul has put the Taliban leadership in a quandary. A political compromise with the government can divide the jihadist group, which will benefit IS in the region.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 124-15
Nanyang Technological University