Top General Predicts Uptick in ISIS Attacks Heading into Summer

Screenshot from ISIS training video

On Tuesday, the top U.S. General Kenneth McKenzie warned that ISIS will likely ramp up its attacks this summer as the Taliban struggles in its effort to shut down the terror group in Afghanistan.

Fox News reports:

“The Taliban is attempting to maintain pressure on ISIS. They’re finding it difficult fo do so,” McKenzie said in response to a question from Sen. Angus King, I-Maine.

McKenzie noted that in recent months ISIS has carried out “some high-profile attacks” in Afghanistan, including in the capital city of Kabul. This, he said, was even before the time of year when such attacks are typically on the rise.

“We’re coming out of the winter; traditionally this would now begin the fighting season,” McKenzie said. “It is my expectation that ISIS attacks will ramp up in Afghanistan as we go into the summer.”

McKenzie was not confident at all that the Taliban would stop al Qaeda from being active, saying he believes that “they’re much less firm on the al Qaeda issue as far as opposing them and being able to limit them.”

The Taliban quickly retook control of Afghanistan as American forces withdrew. During the U.S. withdrawal, ISIS-K carried out a suicide bombing at an airport in Kabul which killed 13 U.S. service members.



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Eddie Price
2 months ago

Thanks Joe! Great job!! No gas, no food, utilities unbearable now Isis on the rise?? Maybe you can blame it all on the Russians!

Nine Island Girl
Nine Island Girl
2 months ago
Reply to  Eddie Price

Yep Eddie, gotta love it.
Oh, and meanwhile, shut up about it. If you go against the regime, they’re coming for you.

Caroline
Caroline
2 months ago

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Nine Island Girl
Nine Island Girl
2 months ago

Oh really??? Who would of thunk?
Hey joe, how many Americans are left behind?
Anyone noticed that this story has been buried and no longer discussed?
What Americans are proud of their vote for this disaster? Maybe when you can’t find food or can’t afford gas for your car.

Philip Hammersley
Philip Hammersley
2 months ago

I’ve seen some of their comments. They are delusional OR just plain Communists.

AZtejas41
AZtejas41
1 month ago

Many, already can’t afford the gas for their car. We sure aren’t seeing reporting on those folks. This administration doesn’t care about those folks. The charity and welfare rolls are growing daily.

mark
2 months ago

Need Trump!!!!!!

AZtejas41
AZtejas41
1 month ago
Reply to  mark

We need a Congress that can pass some good laws. We do not need one more Senator or 5 more Congressional Representative, we need 60+ Senators and 535 Congressional Representatives in the House that support this Nation and want to make it great again. I would settle for 354. Make the Executive Branch insignificant and reduce it’s powers to level originally intended. Take the time to balance the budget and remove Federal branches that do nothing but duplicate and supersede States laws and rights.

Madeleine
Madeleine
2 months ago

A friend who recently returned to America after living in South Africa, said to us here in SA “Joe Biden ahs really ######3 messed up America!

AZtejas41
AZtejas41
1 month ago

As the “Taliban struggles” or “The Taliban is attempting to maintain pressure on ISIS”. Should I laugh or cry? The Taliban probably funds and trains ISIS.

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