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Govexec.com: Tribal War: Taliban 2.0

Author: Greg Grant
March 1, 2007

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Analysis by Greg Grant published on Govexec.com of the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan, and of the growing importance of the Taliban’s sanctuaries in Pakistan around the city of Quetta. He says the U.S.-led coalition faces an emboldened and more effective Taliban today than it did six years ago, and that U.S. and NATO emphasis on Taliban body counts is meaningless because the Taliban have demonstrated they can raise and disband a fighting force at will. 

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