Islamic State terrible threat to western, central Asia | Reuters

March 25, 2015 3:21 PM

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Islamic State terrible threat to western, central Asia
| Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that Islamic State and its allies pose a "terrible threat" to the countries of western and central Asia.

In a speech to a joint meeting of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, Ghani said Islamic State militants are already sending advance guards to southern and western Afghanistan "to test for vulnerabilities."

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