ROME, SEPTEMBER 15 – The son of the Lion of Panshir, Ahmad Massoud, now in command of the Afghan National Resistance Front, “is still in the Valley”: a reliable source close to the anti-Taliban resistance reports to ANSA. Massoud’s forces, whose number remains unknown, “received equipment”, especially of a “logistical nature”. “They are consolidating their positions and are ready for battle. Winter for the Taliban will be complicated, as they are used to a much milder climate ”. (HANDLE).