The State of Jihadist Terrorism and the Situation in Afghanistan

The State of Jihadist Terrorism and the Situation in Afghanistan
August 23, 2021 sdcpm
Featuring TorchStone VP, Scott Stewart

Scott Stewart, vice president of intelligence for TorchStone Global, joins SM Highlights host Chuck Harold to discuss the history and current status of two major jihadist terrorist groups—al Qaeda and the Islamic State—and what their shift toward grassroots terrorism means for security professionals. In addition, Stewart explains the current situation in Afghanistan, the Taliban’s aims, and what the latest upheaval in the Middle East may mean for global security and terrorism.