- Who are the Taliban?
- How are the Taliban connected to Al Qaeda?
- What factors influence the success of the Taliban?
- What ties do the Taliban have to Pakistan?
- Why is it so difficult for Pakistan to govern the tribal areas?
- Why do some people believe that Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf doesn't really want to control the Taliban?
- What evidence is there that Osama bin Laden or Al Qaeda may be staying in the tribal areas?
- What is Afghanistan's reaction to the recent agreement between Pakistan and the pro-Taliban militants?
- What are the connections between the Pakistani army and the Taliban?