17 Jun '17, 1pm

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US Forces-Afghanistan announced yesterday that Jawed Khan, a “senior director of media production” for the Islamic State’s Wilayah Khorasan (ISIS-K), “was killed in an airstrike in Achin, Nangarhar Province on June 3.” “His death will disrupt the ISIS-K network, degrade their recruitment process and hinder their attempts to conduct international operations,” Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of US Forces-Afghanistan, said in a statement . The US military describes Khan as “an experienced media production director and skilled propagandist” who served as a “senior” commander in Wilayah Khorasan (or Khorasan “province”). “This strike also destroyed a major ISIS-K media production hub and disrupts their connections to ISIS main in Syria,” the US military said . This isn’t the first time that the US has pointed to “connections” between the Islamic State’s main organization and...

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