Ansar Dine, one of the Islamist groups that has seized northern Mali, reached an agreement with ECOWAS to allow humanitarian aid into the area. The agreement calls for the return of refugees and the creation of an environment conducive to a peace deal, and promises that Ansar Dine "rejects all forms of extremism and terrorism."
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.