Al-Qaeda and ISIS in Afghanistan Intend to Attack US, Pentagon Official Tells Senators

patrick.goodenough | October 26, 2021
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The U.S. intelligence community assesses that the Afghanistan-based terrorist groups ISIS-K and al-Qaeda have the intention to attack the United States, and could have the ability to do so in as little as six months in the former case, and within “a year or two” in the latter, a senior Pentagon official told lawmakers on Tuesday.