At-a-glance: Afghanistan after the Taleban
Introduction

Taleban resistance

Warlords

Opium

Refugees

Women

Nation-building

Warlords
Regional militia chiefs have reasserted their control over large areas of Afghanistan where international peacekeepers have not been deployed. President Hamid Karzai has limited power outside the capital, Kabul, and warlords are seen as one of the key obstacles to stability.