The Taliban that fled in disarray five years ago has returned to Afghanistan, with new weapons and fresh recruits to challenge what is now a NATO-led force in the eastern and southeastern parts of the country. There's more fighting in Afghanistan now than in the five years since the fall of the Taliban, and no one knows how much longer it will continue.
Gen. James Jones, commander of U.S.-European Command, and supreme allied commander of for NATO's military forces
Jonathan Landay, senior national security correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers
Sarah Chayes, former NPR reporter, now runs a nonprofit organization in Kandahar; author of The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan after the Taliban