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Monday, September 29, 2014
Possible Linkage b/t Taliban and Islamic State
There are some reports of a possible linkage between the Islamic State (Syria and Iraq) and insurgent groups in Afghanistan. Local Afghan officials in southeastern Ghazni province have concerns based recent proclamations of Taliban militants. An Afghan news media outlet provides more info; read more in "Islamic State expanding activities in Ghazni province", Khaama.com, September 26, 2014.