US, Britain hunt for 20 terror ships
British and American intelligence services are hunting the world for at
least 20 ships thought to make up a terrorist fleet linked to Osama bin
Laden's Al Qaeda group.
Uranium found at Osama bin Laden base
Uranium has been found in an Al Qaeda base outside Kandahar - the first
evidence that Osama bin Laden had obtained materials for a nuclear
arsenal, it was revealed yesterday.
Fear of land mines keep Afghans from returning home
The land mines lacing the country's fields and roads kill or maim at least
20 people every day and are keeping millions from returning to their homes.
US duped into convoy attack
A tale of tribal treachery, Arab mercenaries and how the Americans may have been used to settle an Afghan blood feud emerged yesterday behind the bombing of a convoy that left up to 60 people dead and 40 injured.
What the US should do with Pakistan
In order to break al Qaeda, the next country America must deal with is
Pakistan. Unless the Pakistani government acts directly against al Qaeda,
the United States must either begin to treat Pakistan as a hostile power or abandon its strategic goals.
Afghanistan's new women politicians
The new transitional government of Afghanistan is especially groundbreaking for the country's women, two of whom have been elected to the de facto cabinet.
Who will replace Osama as demon in chief?
When Bin Laden is killed or captured, is there anyone qualified to inherit his black crown? This column studies possible candidates.
US fails to link Anthrax to Iraq
The Bush administration made an intense effort to find a link between Iraq
and the anthrax attacks, even after scientists determined the germ was an
New terror threat to Britain
Security services deliver stark warning of risk, including from nuclear and chemical attack.
Osama and the Idea of Progress
Why terrorism throws into question the very idea of modernism.
Troops round up Al Qaeda fugitives
Important Taliban figure seized by Islamabad's secret service.
Feudal lords key to Afghan peace
A new interim government takes power tomorrow. Its success may depend on the goodwill of tribal leaders.
Victims' fund likely to pay average of $1.6 million each
Families of victims of the World Trade Center collapse would, on average, be awarded $1.65 million each from a federal fund.
The Afghan challenge
Win the peace by feeding the people.
US troops to take over search of caves
Hundreds of soldiers and Marines with tons of special equipment will dig through rubble in Afghanistan. The operation is expected to involve risky tactics.
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