War in Afghanistan
War in Afghanistan: Are Foreign Forces Helping or Hurting?
NATO Forces are trapped in a Catch-22 in Afghanistan. If they stay, they provoke the Taliban and their deadly attacks, while giving credence to extremist claims about foreign intervention. If they go, the Taliban will likely gain strength, as well, with bad implications for the region.
War in Afghanistan: NATO Troops and Taliban Still Fighting
The war in Afghanistan has all sides digging in their heels, as of October 2007. Foreign troops under NATO's direction remain committed, but so so Afghanistan's Taliban's regular schedule of suicide bombings.
War in Afghanistan -- the History behind the U.S. War in Afghanistan
The current war in Afghanistan has deep roots in regional and international history. Who are the mujahideen? Who are the Taliban? How did Osama bin Laden end up in Afghanistan? And how is the war progressing? Find out, here.
Afghanistan's Taliban -- Former Government Is Now Insurgency
The Afghanistan Taliban were the United States' first target in the "war on terror," for providing safe haven to Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda. They remain a major foe in Afghanistan, where they are spearheading an insurgency. Here, find out who the Taliban are.
Mujahideen, or "strivers," fought -- and won against--the Soviet Army after their invasion of Afghanistan in 1979.