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Pro-IS Rally at Afghan University Stirs Concern

What began as an Afghan student protest against dormitory accommodations and meal policies this week turned into a pro-Islamic State demonstration, sparking fears of a spreading insurgency. Students raised IS and Taliban flags at Nangarhar University in eastern Jalalabad city.   “By raising these flags of Islamic emirate, caliphate, Hezb-e-Islami, we want an Islamic state,” a student said on a loudspeaker as the crowd chanted pro-IS and Taliban slogans. Some in the crowd wore...

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