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Frontline: Return of the Taliban

Much like the janjaweed bands that have devastated parts of the Sudan since the early days of the Darfur crisis, the Taliban continues to dominate their own region, which happens to be around the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. With noted Frontline correspondent and producer Martin Smith leading the way, visitors to this site can learn more about their role in the region, and what the...
Frontline: Return of the Taliban

After the fall of the Taliban, a number of political experts and scholars discussed a scenario in which the Taliban and elements of Al Qaeda would set up command centers in nearby Pakistan. This episode of Frontline takes a very close look into that situation, and visitors can watch the program in its entirety here. The site also offers up a number of other features, including a detailed map of...