US defense officials plan to charge Staff Sergeant Robert Bales with 17 counts of murder and six counts of assault and attempted murder on Friday. Bales is the sole suspect in the murders of 16 Afghan civilians in two villages in Kandahar province on March 11.
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.