After yesterday's failed offensive by the Tuareg MNLA to retake Gao, al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb sent hundreds of fighters from Timbuktu to Gao as reinforcements. The AQIM-allied Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa said it is "in control of the situation"; the Tuaregs no longer control any towns in two-thirds of Mali.
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.