Aid drops could be lethal
Hungry and desperate Afghans could get themselves blown up in the 'world's biggest minefield' attempting to retrieve dropped food packets.
US Army seeks terror scenarios from Hollywood
In a reversal of roles, government intelligence specialists have been secretly soliciting terrorist scenarios from top Hollywood filmmakers and writers.
Doctors Without Borders condemns US aid
The Nobel Peace Prize winning organisation branded the US humanitarian operation as "military propaganda".
Osama may target Saudi Arabia, US says
In recent months, Osama bin Laden and his allies have planned attacks
against targets in Saudi Arabia as part of their continuing effort to oust
the Saudi royal family, American officials said.
The Last Picture Show
In a sign of the times, Quetta's movie theater, an emblem of secularism and
the West, is destroyed in rioting.
I see Taleban tanks on road to Kabul
Twenty-five miles north of Kabul the thump of shells, flash of rockets and a
machinegun's chatter is joined by a sporadic pounding from jets of the
world's most powerful military machine.
Kabul refugee recounts night of terror
What differentiated the American bombardment from the artillery and rocket
fusillades Kabul has endured in the past was its rhythm, says Moshtaq Ahmad.
Fears over true intention of Northern Alliance
There is a growing sense of unease among western leaders that a Northern
Alliance-led government in Kabul would be a recipe for civil war.
Uncertainty hangs over defence industry
The defence business might seem the obvious beneficiary of the American-led
war on terrorism. Some parts of the industry may do well, but for most
contractors it will accelerate changes already under way.
Is Osama America's ultimate goal?
Or is it eyeing military bases in Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif, Herat, Kandahar and
The rhetorical fog of war
Why are we journalists falling back on the same sheep-like conformity that
we adopted in the 1991 Gulf War and the 1999 Kosovo war?
Crescendo of rage
Why the crescent seems increasingly bloodied by the zeal of the devout.
This is a religious war
It's not Islam vs Christianity, though. It's fundamentalism vs faith.
Keeper of the Koran
Haji Wali Mohammad maintains over 65,000 bags filled with the holy books in
tunnels under the Chiltan Mountain, on the heights of Quetta, Pakistan.
INS culls foreign student info
Personal information about foreign students attending schools in the United
States will soon be available at the click of a mouse, thanks to a new
database being developed by the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Patriotism sends cartoonist to the boondocks
A controversial cartoon strip, The Boondocks, goes against the tide, and
disappears from newspaper columns.
The 2,988 Words That Changed a Presidency
The thoughts and work that went behind George Bush's speech to the Congress.
A home torn by hate
America's largest Arab community in the aftermath of September 11th.
Florida's eerie anthrax scare
Biowarfare experts say the nation shouldn't worry, but panic is proving
Why the Arab world distrusts the West
Many Arab rulers would like to support the Western war on Osama bin Laden.
But their subjects disagree, and have a laundry list of reasons why.
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