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The Taliban Faces Opposition From The Islamic State, Other Groups In Afghanistan

A Taliban fighter is pictured against the backdrop of Taliban flags installed at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Sept. 11, 2021. (Karim Sahib/AFP via Getty Images)
A Taliban fighter is pictured against the backdrop of Taliban flags installed at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Sept. 11, 2021. (Karim Sahib/AFP via Getty Images)

The Islamic State targeted and killed Taliban members in a string of attacks over the weekend.

Kathy Gannon, the Associated Press’ news director for Afghanistan and Pakistan, joins us to talk about the different opposition groups to the new government faces.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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