AFGHANISTAN – Taliban peace will help in fighting IS: Afghan official (Al-Monitor)

al-monitor Afghanistan national security adviser Hamdullah Mohib addresses the Manama Dialogue security conference in the Bahraini capital on December 5, 2020 Photo by Mazen Mahdi/AFP.

A successful peace process with the Taliban will allow the government to focus its resources on countering the Islamic State group and its attacks on soft targets, Afghanistan’s national security adviser said Saturday.