The Taliban Takes on Islamic State: Insurgents Vie for Control of Northern Afghanistan

The Taliban Takes on Islamic State: Insurgents Vie for Control of Northern Afghanistan Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 16 Issue: 16 By: Waliullah Rahmani The Jamestown Foundation Fierce fighting between the Taliban and Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K), the Afghan chapter of IS, have seen hundreds of militants killed in Jowzjan and Faryab provinces, two provinces in northern…