Scott C Johnson
NEWSWEEK South Asia
“The Face of a Killer” (5/19/02) A profile of Afghan warlord Padcha Khan.
“Pakistan: Secret Hunt, Elusive Prey” (5/12/02) The hunt for Osama bin Laden on the Afghan-Pak border.
“A Sleepless Night in the Cold” (3/17/02) A first-person account of a night of ambushes and bitter cold.
“Minister Escapes Assassination Bid” (4/7/02) Defense minister Fahim on the defensive.
“Love Under the Taliban” (3/31/02) Afghans can make war. But how did they make love, especially during the dark days of the Taliban?
“Inside the Caves” (3/8/02) Rumors of Al Qaeda in the hills.
“Maybe It’s a Punishment from Allah” (3/26/02) A deadly earthquake hits war-ravaged Afghanistan.
“Caught in the Crossfire” (3/3/02) A first-person account of a gun battle.
“Karzai’s Toughest Test” (2/12/02) Karzai faces tough test of leadership in his early days.
“First Person Global” (12/16/02) Traveling through the infamous Salang Tunnel.
“Mullah Omar Off the Record” (1/20/02) Mullah Omar’s driver talks about his days chauffeuring the world’s most elusive Taliban.
“Trapped in Prison” (12/17/02) A British tourist winds up in a Taliban jail cell.
“I Would Smash His Head in Again if I Could” (11/13/01) The road to Kabul after the U.S invasion.
“The Scene in Kandahar” (12/11/01) The Taliban stronghold opens up. A little.
“Escape from Taloquan” (11/28/01) The war moves south, towards Kabul.
“Tough Talk” (11/14/01) Days of fighting with the Northern Alliance.
“Eyeing the Next Fronts” (11/4/01) Where will the war move next?