The victory causes little joy for lots of anti-Taliban foot soldiers. Fighting relentlessly since they were old enough to hold a gun, they're illiterate and trained in nothing but guerrilla warfare. A report by Anna Badkhen.
Carl Conetta reviews the 2001-2002 war in Afghanistan and its impact on terrorism, stability, and the humanitarian crisis. Including extensive bibliographies on several issues.
Fighting between rival warlords with American links is threatening to undermine the US and British campaign against al-Qaida guerillas. The Guardian, UK.
Current news, background information including commentary from the Russian standpoint, multimedia and links.
A photo-audio-essay, with excerpts from the Harper's magazine article: "After the Fall, Letters from Afghanistan" (April 2002).
Overview plus information about the Afghan army, militia and air force, urban area, militia and airbase facilities, along with maps, references and links.