ISIS

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Its members generally hold the view that members of the Taliban are impure and not extremist enough. ...
The Pentagon said that "thousands" of ISIS Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) prisoners were freed by the Taliban during their takeover of Afghanistan in the days leading up to the bombing near the Kabul airport, which killed 13 U.S. service members Thursday. ...
Michael Weiss, Senior Editor for Newlines Magazine, joins Jonathan Capehart to discuss ISIS-K, the terror organization responsible for the explosion that killed 13 U.S. service members and more than 170 Afghan civilians. Weiss says their origins as “disaffected members” of the Taliban puts them in a unique – and dangerous – position with those now in control of Afghanistan’s government. ...
Ministers said they were prepared to 'take action' to deal with the terror threat as the death toll continued to rise following the suicide bomb blast on Thursday. ...

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