U.S. forces shelled Taliban positions inside Pakistan, in North and South Waziristan. The U.S. brigade commander describes the fighting with the Taliban on the border in Afghanistan's Paktika and Khost provinces as "intense," with "World War I type" combat.
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.