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Afghanistan has been a haven for terrorist organizations. Who are they, and what do they want?

Groups have formed and fragmented over time, but what makes them different or similar to each other?

Katie Jones

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Published: 8/31/2021 5:01:27 PM
Updated: 6:21 PM EDT August 31, 2021

A decades-long conflict has been brewing in the Middle East. Groups have formed and fragmented with different ideologies seeking control and power. But, who are they and what do they want? 

Both ISIS and the Taliban want to build a state or caliphate where they can impose their own strict interpretations of Sharia law, the legal system of Islam. 

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