The crisis over South Sudan's occupation of a disputed oilfield escalated. Sudan's president vowed to teach South Sudan a "final lesson by force" and said the recent violence had "revived the spirit of jihad" in Sudan. South Sudan accused Sudan of planning genocide. Southern Sudan repelled several ground attacks.
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.