The Taliban killed seven civilians, burned 11 girls' schools, and torched a ski resort in Swat. The Bajaur Taliban slit the throats of two "US spies" during a public execution. President Musharraf said the government must use an iron fist to weed out extremists. The Army said it would only strike with government approval. The Taliban threatened violence if the military takes action.
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.