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Afghanistan turmoil

ISIS-K's Afghan play worries Kabul, Beijing and Islamabad

Militant Sunni group attracts disaffected Taliban, former government soldiers

ISIS-K, Islamic State's regional affiliate, has recruited both disaffected Taliban militants and former government soldiers. (Source photo by Reuters and Getty Images)

ISLAMABAD -- The growing strength of ISIS-K, the Islamic State's regional affiliate in Afghanistan, has unsettled both the new Taliban regime in Kabul and neighboring countries, including China, Pakistan and Iran.

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