Provides information and commentary on the US-led search for members of Al-Qaida and Taliban fighters after the downfall of the Taliban regime.

The category includes coverage on the fighting in the Tora-Bora area in December 2001, the battle of Shah-i-Kot (Operation Anaconda) in March 2002, and various other operations.

Up-to-date news can be found in Afghanistan Civil War: News and Media and War on Terrorism: News and Media. Maps are listed here. Information on the civilian victims can be found here.

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Al Quaida's Last Stronghold: Tora Bora
Interactive guide. The Guardian, UK.
Anaconda: A War Story
US soldiers recount 18 hours of fierce firefight in the mountains of Shah-i-Kot.
The Battle for Shah-e-Kot
Interactive guide showing area and weapon systems. The Guardian, UK.
Special Forces Take Over Hunt for Al-Qaeda
US Special Forces are ordered to take over the hunt for senior al-Qaeda leaders, following frustration in the administration that the war on terror has run out of steam. The Observer, UK.
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