ISIS-K Could Launch Attacks in 6–12 Months: Pentagon Officialon October 27, 2021 at 9:33 am

ISIS-K, the branch of the ISIS terrorist group that’s active in Afghanistan, could be capable of launching international attacks in as soon as six to 12 months, according to a top Pentagon official. In testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Oct. 26, Defense Department Undersecretary for Policy Colin Kahl said that ISIS-K and the al-Qaeda terrorist group both want to carry out international attacks, but currently don’t have the capability to do so at present. “I think the intelligence community assesses that both ISIS-K and al-Qaeda have the intent to conduct external operations, including against the United States. But neither currently has the capability to do so,” Kahl said. “We could see ISIS-K generate that capability in somewhere between six or 12 months. I think the current assessments by the Intelligence Community is that al-Qaeda would take a year or two to reconstitute that capability.” Kahl said the goal was to …

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