US puts brakes on peacekeeper plan
The US Central Command has put the brakes on the deployment of international
peacekeepers in areas freed from Taliban control fearing that this could
encumber American military operations.
US plans cave attack with warlord
America is discussing plans to attack the Tora Bora cave complex where Osama
bin Laden and Al Qaeda leaders are believed to be hiding, with Haji Zaman
Ghamsharik, the leading military commander in eastern Afghanistan.
Beyond Afghanistan, war theatre will be diffuse
What will the war on terrorism look like after Afghanistan? Despite
speculation that the United States may strike Iraq or North Korea, a major
military offensive against another state is unlikely in the near term.
The Castle of Death
What really happened in Qalai Janghi on Sunday, and in the bloody days that followed?
Money bought Osama Taleban support: Defector
When the Saudi-born heir to a construction fortune called on officials of
the Taliban, according to a former minister, he often brought wads of cash
and distributed it freely -- sometimes taking out $50,000, even $100,000 at a time.
How military tribunals will really work
A list of shocking rules for Bush's military tribunals, including "If a
lawyer cannot be found for the defendant a suitable chimpanzee will serve as counsel." Meanwhile, Bush has defended war tribunals.
Somalia: The Next US Target?
The US priority: Stop Al Qaeda regrouping, and that means focusing on its
most likely sanctuaries. One possibility: Somalia.
The People of the Book
Reviews of 12 books to help you understand Osama and Islam.
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