November 6, 2017
A new report says Uzbekistan provides large numbers of recruits to the Islamic State’s branch in neighboring Afghanistan.
Pentagon and Afghan officials say ISIS-linked Islamic terror group Khorasan Province runs training and radicalization camps in Uzbekistan.
According to reports, some Uzbek nationals arrive at the camps as children and are raised indoctrinated with radical Islam.
In addition, U.S. officials say hundreds of ISIS fighters in Afghanistan belong to a terror group called Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.
According to the DHS, at least seven Uzbek radicals have recently tried to enter the U.S.