Foreign militants' diaspora will expand conflict
No longer able to operate effectively in Afghanistan, many foreign-born
members of Al Qaeda and the Taliban will try to return to their home
countries or enter other nations to resume operations.
Afghan poppies may bloom again
The fall of the Taleban - almost universally welcomed here - is bad news for international drug controllers who fear the change of government in Kabul will bring a new flood of raw opium and its processed form, heroin, onto world markets.
Allies uneasy over US's Iraq plans
Germany's Fischer urges caution as Bush rallies troops.
Welcome to 'Camp Taliban'
Mullah Omar's personal secretary has appeared, and rumour has it journalists will soon be allowed into Kandahar.
Exit Taleban, Enter James Bond
From the reopening of cinemas to a boom in videos and satellite TV, Afghans are racing to catch up from a five-year time warp.
Bush says war may go beyond Afghanistan
Speaking to a roaring crowd of soldiers who could be among those sent to
fight in Afghanistan if America increases its forces there, President Bush
threatened more strongly than ever today that the United States would take
its battle against terrorism to other nations. [Requires free registration]
50 countries hold 360 suspects at CIA's behest
Intelligence services and police agencies in 50 countries have arrested and detained about 360 suspects with alleged connections to Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network or other violent terrorist groups, according to well-placed sources.
The importance of democracy in containing Islamic rage
Why is it you don't hear about Indian Muslims -- who are a minority in this vast Hindu-dominated land -- blaming America for all their problems or wanting to fly suicide planes into the Indian Parliament?
It's democracy, stupid!
Taleban prisons like human zoo
A Grisly account of torture in Taleban prisons was given yesterday by four
recently freed German aid workers held hostage for 101 days.
Britain may withdraw troops
Uncertainty continues about what role UK troops could play in Afghanistan.
Alliance serves ultimatum to Taleban
As Taleban forces face a Northern Alliance ultimatum to lay down arms in
their last northern stronghold, the Pentagon says it could halt airstrikes
there if it aids negotiations for a surrender.
Saudi Time Bomb?
Investigating the hidden undercurrents of Islamic extremism, its far flung
reach and its threat to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Eyewitnesses to War
Time.com presents these firsthand accounts of the battles for three major
cities -- Mazar-e Sharif, Kabul and Kunduz.
Falling Afghan cities: Liabilities of spoils of war?
Afghan cities are prizes of the war, but taking them is not the key to
victory. For the Taliban, these cities actually were liabilities in the
context of battle. The US goal in the war must stay focused on destroying Al Qaeda networks worldwide.
Fears expressed over civilians in Kunduz
There were fears over the fate of 30,000 civilians trapped in the city. Here, in pictures, are scenes of Afghans fleeing Kunduz.
FBI software cracks encryption wall
The FBI is developing software capable of inserting a computer virus onto a suspect's machine and obtaining encryption keys. It's aptly called Magic
Where does the war go from here? Unsettling questions persist
Deep reservations exist among allies in Europe, the Middle East and Russia
over the advocacy by some Bush administration officials who want to expand
military operations to other countries, especially by taking the next phase of the war to Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein once and for all.
UK Muslim cleric indicted as Al Qaeda's spiritual leader
Abu Qatada, 40, from Acton, is named in a judicial indictment as Al Qaeda's "spiritual leader" in Europe.
Afghanistan's hidden refugees
As military attempts continue to dislodge the Taleban regime in Afghanistan, the extent of a devastating internal refugee crisis in the south of the country is becoming clear.
War may only get murkier
The next phase of the battle promises to resemble classic guerrilla war,
according to military experts.
Taleban's tortured territory
Life for thousands of Afghans in the last militia-held areas is one of
Some Taleban units agree to surrender
Thousands of troops have tentatively made deal, Northern Alliance commander says.
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