Al Qaeda has sent negotiators to secure a truce between the Uzbeks and Taliban in South Waziristan. The Binori Town madrassa in Karachi welcomes the Lal Masjid's imposition of sharia in Islamabad. Lal Masjid's leader threatened a wave of suicide attacks "if the government impedes the enforcement of the Sharia." The Islamist MMA will not denounce the actions of the LAl Masjid. Sunni-Shia fighting in the Kurram tribal agency left 40 killed and up to 70 wounded.
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.