AFGHANISTAN AND ITS NEIGHBORS
A region rich in history and rife with conflict
As the United States closes in on its targeted enemy, Osama bin Laden, the nations surrounding Afghanistan may be drawn into the military campaign. While some countries have declared their support to the U.S., others are reluctant, fearing political upheaval and safety risks. Click the underlined countries below to learn about their role in the region.
GRAPHICS: TRACY PORTER, WHITNEY STENSRUD, MICHELE MCMULLEN, MARK NOWLIN / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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