RISE OF THE NEO-TALIBAN, Part 1
By Syed Saleem Shahzad
"A revitalized Taliban stage daily operations in the Kunar Valley in Afghanistan, either with suicide bombers, guerrilla attacks or Russian-made rockets. Deep in their mountain hideaway, they tell Syed Saleem Shahzad why they have to wait for moonlit nights, and about the importance of donkeys in a struggle they increasingly believe they can win. This is the first part of a two-part report....."