A blog providing news, analysis, insight, and commentary on the war in Afghanistan.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
ISIS in Afghanistan
The Afghan journalist Najibullah Quraishi talks about his journey into ISIS-held territory for his Frontline documentary: ISIS in Afghanistan. This five-minute audio is informative - touching on the beginnings of ISIS in Afghanistan, pay for ISIS fighters ($700 per month vs. $300 for ANA Soldier), infiltration into the schools, teachings on Islam, etc. One surprising aspect is how young the children are when they enter into the indoctrination process. Listen to "ISIS Gains a Foothold in Afghanistan", National Public Radio, November 16, 2015.