Where U.S. Troops, Allies Are Fighting (And Whom)

There are now 68,000 U.S. troops and 35,000 NATO forces in Afghanistan facing an array of threats. They're battling a shadowy enemy — a collection of groups aligned with the Taliban and al-Qaida that operate from both sides of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.

Military Deployments

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This map reflects disclosed locations of allied troops and does not include "black" special operations forces.

Major Enemy Groups

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