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Combining patience with urgency

...Washington Post: The surprisingly swift advance of Northern Alliance soldiers, aided by U.S. bombing and special forces...The administration has to protect human rights in Northern Alliance-controlled territory even as it pursues the Taliban...
Living and growing: It's time to use weapons of mass construction

Kabul has fallen. The Taliban are on the run. The Northern Alliance, aided by massive U.S. air strikes, is advancing on every front. Let's finish the job. It's time to haul out our big...
Another mile toward peace

...civil war before the Taliban took over. Rabbani's Northern Alliance representatives in Bonn rejected a number of will be a breakthrough for a new generation of Northern Alliance leaders. The younger, more moderate Afghans are...
No justice today at Guantanamo

...been promising detainees "a farewell to remember," Fayiz told me ruefully this spring. Fayiz was captured by the Northern Alliance in 2001 and probably sold to the American forces in Afghanistan. At first he believed that he would be released...
The Taliban has a long-term strategy

...2001 in an effort to prevent their northern redoubts from being conquered. The Tajiks were the leading edge of the Northern Alliance, which the United States teamed up with to bring down the Taliban regime after the 9/11 attacks. For most Tajiks...
Outside editorials: Reviving Afghanistan; Arsenic, Clinton and Bush

...brutal, contested rule by the Northern Alliance turned Kabul to rubble. The...the run. Unfortunately, the Northern Alliance is back in Kabul. Their promise...the main components of the Northern Alliance. The chief immediate obstacle...
'Just war' must meet certain criteria

...the war. In recent days, we have begun to see the northern alliance army become a kind of surrogate force advancing U.S. policies. Here again, as the army of the Northern Alliance takes city after city, there is need for restraint...
Pentagon releases bin Laden video stamp that says it was made Nov. 9, the day the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif fell to the rebel northern alliance. On the tape, shortly after bin Laden enters the room, the sheik thanked him. "You have given us weapons, you...


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