National security adviser John Bolton said Sunday that the Islamic State remains a threat and that it is “growing in other parts of the world” besides Syria and Iraq.

The statement by Mr. Bolton in an interview on ABC News’ “This Week” is at odds with claims by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence late last year that the terrorist group has been defeated.

“The president has been, I think, as clear as clear can be, when he talks about the defeat of the [IS] territorial caliphate,” Mr. Bolton said. “He has never said that the elimination of the territorial caliphate means the end of [IS] in total. We know that’s not the case.”

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