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As the Taliban increase the tempo of violence in Afghanistan they face new competition from the rising Wilayat Khorasan

Gohel, Sajjan (2016) As the Taliban increase the tempo of violence in Afghanistan they face new competition from the rising Wilayat Khorasan. South Asia @ LSE (02 Aug 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The recent attack on the Hazara Shiite community was claimed by ISIS, revealing the growing penetration of its Afghan affiliate Wilayat Khorasan. In this article, Sajjan Gohel discusses the significance of the latest attack, outlines the origins of Wilayat Khorasan and discusses the escalating rivalry between the new group and the Afghan Taliban.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 08:56
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 17:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74689

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