Who is Osama bin Laden?
     Follow CNN's extensive analysis of the man behind the bombings.

Who are the Taliban?
    Read a paper prepared for the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (New Delhi, India).

Can we hope to win a war within the country?
    A British journalist who was there with the Russians twenty years ago explains what any invader is up against.

Photographs from Afghanistan
    Richard Ellis proves again that one picture is worth a thousand words