Return of the Taliban

Nearly five years after the Taliban were toppled, Al Qaeda and the Taliban continue to use Pakistan as a de facto base, virtually unchallenged and far out of America's reach.

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Introduction

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producer martin smith's rare journey


interviews

President Pervez Musharraf; Richard Armitage; Steve Coll; and more


the region's new fighters

An interview with Haji Omar, a top Taliban commander, plus profiles of 3 other militant leaders


inside the lawless tribal areas
map and video

Churchill's vivid descriptions of the land and its people; the death of a journalist


pakistan's seedbed

Terrorists/plots with Pakistani links; Musharraf's predicament; what can the U.S. do?

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introduction + watch online + discussion + producer's journey + pakistan + tribal areas
militants + interviews + producer's chat + readings & links + dvds & transcript + site map + teacher's guide
press reaction + credits + privacy policy + journalistic guidelines + FRONTLINE series home + wgbh + pbs

 

 

posted oct. 3, 2006

 

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