Osama may have fled to Pakistan: Iran Radio
The radio quoted an informed source as saying that the Saudi-born militant, prime suspect in the September 11 attacks on the United States, had probably fled for his life across the border near Tirah, southwest of Peshawar. Pakistan, however, denies reports.
Alliance asserts authority, West worries
Three days after capturing this capital from the Taliban, the Northern
Alliance is increasingly assuming the functions of a new administration, to
the alarm of Western powers seeking to promote a broad-based government to
end the country's recent history of civil war and factional feuding.
No easy way out of mess
Afghanistan - as the armies of the West are about to realise - is not a
country. You can't "occupy" or even "control" Afghanistan because it is
neither a state nor a nation.
Omar: Desperate bluff or credible threat?
The Taleban and Al Qaeda will use any means in their power to soon strike a high-profile blow against targets on US soil in order to maintain legitimacy in the eyes of their followers.
A reversal of fortunes
How Afghanistan changed rulers in a week
Bush draws flak on military trials of suspects
US President George Bush issues a decree allowing suspected terrorists to be
tried and sentenced in secret military trials. Is this the way to run a
democracy? Elsewhere, Wired reports that
this could lead to a showdown between the Army and the judiciary
In 2 Kabul houses, some hints of Al Qaeda presence
A flight-simulator computer program, a list of flight schools in the United
States and documents describing chemical, biological and nuclear warfare and
referring to the Qaeda organization were found here today in two houses
littered with paper.
Lifting the veil again
Saira Shah, whose "Beneath the Veil" helped explain the repressive Taliban
to Americans in the wake of Sept. 11, returns to Afghanistan to film "Unholy
Afghanistan turns a corner
As war shifts, both relief and foreboding ripple from London to Islamabad.
A taste of freedom for Kabul women
As Taleban fades, Afghan women hope for a better future.
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