The appointment of Maulvi Muhammad Nazir as the new emir of the Taliban in South Waziristan is causing divisions between commanders. Maulvi Muhammad Nazir has appointed a foreign religious scholar to set up a Peace Committee to oversee the implementation of sha'riah in South Waziristan. FATA Security Secretary Arbab Mohammad Arif is rejecting allegations that the Taliban has set up a parallel government in the tribal areas.
The ANSF Order of Battle
A breakdown of the structure and units in the Afghan National Security Forces.
The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan
A look at the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's top leaders.
The Quetta Shura
A look at the Afghan Taliban's top leaders, military councils, and committees.