Demanding that U.S. strikes on Afghanistan end, the Taliban says it no longer has any contact with Saudi-born militant and suspected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.
The Pentagon today said U.S. air and ground assaults against Afghanistan's Taliban militia would continue as usual, despite the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
U.S. warplanes focused their latest military assault on Kunduz, the last major town in Northern Afghanistan controlled by the Taliban. According to an opposition commander, some 20,000 Taliban fighters and al-Qaida members remain in the town.
Reporters from Independent Television News describe the scene on the ground in Afghanistan.
Four reports on the battles in Afghanistan:…
Two reports from Independent Television News: Kevin Dunn reports on the rapid advance of the Northern Alliance, and Julian Manyon reports on the Alliance forces moving towards Kabul.
Gwen Ifill discusses the latest developments in Afghanistan with Haron Amin, a spokesman for the Northern Alliance and its representative to Washington; and military analyst John Pike, founder and director of globalsecurity.org.
Betty Ann Bowser reports on the day's developments in the military campaign.
Forces opposed to the Taliban attacked tanks today on the road to Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Afghanistan while U.S. bombers targeted caves and Taliban troops.
The number of special forces troops on the ground in Afghanistan has more than doubled since last week, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said today, signaling a bolstering of U.S. efforts to provide support to anti-Taliban forces.
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