al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent only capable of ‘small-scale regional attacks’: U.S. official

In mid-March, AQIS published a special issue of Nawai Afghan Jihad praising the U.S.-Taliban agreement, which mirrored al-Qaeda’s leaders’ statements on the deal. al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), a globally-banned terror group, is now probably capable of only “small-scale regional attacks”, a top American counter-terrorism official has told lawmakers. …

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