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Ambush at Takur Ghar: A Chronology Ambush at Takur Ghar Seven U.S. servicemen died on an Afghan ridge in an battle that revealed flaws in the U.S. military operations.
 Part 1: Bravery and Breakdowns
 Part 2: Ordeal at 10,000 Feet
Post coverage of the U.S.-led response to the Sept. 11 attacks.

Optimism On Al Qaeda Is Growing
The failure of al Qaeda to launch terrorist attacks against the U.S. or its allies during the war in Iraq has bolstered a belief among intelligence agencies that 19 months of arrests have nearly crippled the organization.

Latest Articles
Kurdish-U.S. Assault Takes Town: Special Forces Call in Air Strikes Against Islamic Radicals (Post, March 29, 2003)

Terror Plots Thwarted, U.S. Officials Say: Iraqi Agents Arrested, Explosives Found in Yemen, Jordan; Other Nations Warned (Post, March 29, 2003)

Afghan Figure Sent to U.S. Facility in Cuba: Unannounced Transfer Comes After Karzai and Others Had Called for Release (Post, March 29, 2003)

Red Cross Worker Gunned Down in Afghanistan: Interior Minister Says Swiss Engineer Was Targeted by Supporters of Taliban (Post, March 29, 2003)

In Remote Corner of Iraq, an Odd Alliance: Enclave of Militant Kurds and Arabs Tied to Al Qaeda Likely to Be a Target of War (Post, March 12, 2003)

Suspect Said to Reveal Bin Laden Meeting: Pakistani Interrogators Say Mohammed Confessed to Encounter in December (Post, March 11, 2003)

Army Probing Deaths of 2 Afghan Prisoners (Post, March 5, 2003)

Now, It's Business That Booms: With Bombs Mostly Silenced, Commerce and Confidence Are Growing in Kabul (Post, Feb. 26, 2003)

Allies Rout Rebels in Afghanistan: At Least 18 Killed In Major Battle (Post, Jan. 29, 2003)

Spain Snares 16 Alleged Al Qaeda Operatives: Bomb-Making Materials Also Seized in Raid (, Jan. 24, 2003; 6:13 PM)

Pilot on Trial for Afghan Bombing Was Told to 'Hold Fire,' Airman Says (Post, Jan. 18, 2003)

Revamp of Special Operations Forces Planned: Pentagon Envisions Larger Budget, More Authority to Pursue Terror Networks (Post, Jan. 8, 2003)

Taking Comfort and Care to the Troops: Navy Hospital Ship Prepares to Depart In Buildup for Possible Attack on Iraq (Post, Jan. 4, 2003)

Families Defend Pilots in Bombing of Canadians (Post, Jan. 2, 2003)

Family Mourns Soldier Killed in Afghanistan: Paratrooper Called Servant of Nation (Post, Dec. 29, 2002)

A Shadow Looms Over Afghan City's Revival: In Khost, New Hope and Rocket Fire (Post, Dec. 18, 2002)

Army, Navy to Alert Reservists: Possible Call to Active Duty in Gulf Affects 27,000 Troops (Post, Dec. 15, 2002)

U.S. Frees Ship With North Korean Missiles: Stand Is Reversed After Yemen Protests Seizure of 15 Scuds (Post, Dec. 12, 2002)

A U.S. Beachhead On Horn of Africa: Region's Importance in War on Terror Grows With Use of Strategic Djibouti (Post, Dec. 5, 2002)

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