The three terrorists arrested in Germany for plotting attacks were likely trained by North Waziristan based al Qaeda commander Abu Hanifah. The twin suicide bombings in Rawalpini have been linked to al Qaeda and the Taliban, including Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud. Six of the 300 Pakistani soldiers in Taliban custody in South Waziristan have been freed after negotiations with Baitullah Mehsud's representatives.
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.