Over 3,000 US troops will begin supporting missions in Africa in 2013 on an 'as needed' basis for specific deployments, as part of the US military's "regional alignment concept." The rotational model, which aims to supply soldiers for brief, training-oriented missions, will be tested in Africa and is being considered for other commands, including Europe and the Asia-Pacific.
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.