ISIL recruiting in Afghanistan, Pakistan

January 16, 2015 12:54 AM

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"We are seeing reports of some recruiting," said Gen. John Campbell, commander of the Resolute Support mission, during an interview with Army Times. "There have been some night letter drops, there have been reports of people trying to recruit both in Afghanistan and Pakistan, quite frankly."

The Islamic State, which is called "Daesh" in many parts of the Middle East and also goes by the acronym ISIL and ISIS, have a "hard message to sell" in Afghanistan, but leaders are still concerned about any potential for the group to spread, Campbell said.

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