TIME: The Taliban and Afghanistan
Offers an overview of the Taliban, which ruled Afghanistan in the late 1990s and hosted Osama bin Laden.
PBS: Veiled in Fear
Coverage of the Taliban's coming to power in Afghanistan in 1996.
Interactive guide to the issues and history of Afghanistan, the Taliban, and the conflict following the September 11 terrorist attack on the United States.
CNNfyi.com: Taleban to mark Afghan Hindus
May 2001 report on the Taleban's action, as well as a related lesson plan for further examining the news.