DOD: Taliban Collaboration ‘Possible’ For Strikes Targeting ISIS-K

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley watch the final U.S. C-17 depart Hamid Karzai International Airport on Aug. 30.
Credit: Defense Department
The Pentagon is not ruling out possible collaboration with the Taliban as it looks to target the Islamic State-Khorasan group within Afghanistan for “over-the-horizon” counterterrorism strikes with no U.S. forces in the country. The U.S. military in recent weeks worked with the Taliban in Kabul to...

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