Paul Watson

South Asia Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times

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NATO has taken command of military operations in Afghanistan , at a time when the Taliban are stepping into the vacuum left when the US changed its focus to Saddam Hussein.  It’s the…

The Taliban Rise Again in Afghanistan

NATO has taken command of military operations in Afghanistan , at a time when the Taliban are stepping into the vacuum left when the US changed its focus to Saddam Hussein.  It’s the…

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The zealots who sheltered Osama bin Laden are stepping into a power vacuum left when the US shifted its focus to Saddam Hussein.

NATO Takes Over in Afghanistan to Face a Resurgent Taliban

The zealots who sheltered Osama bin Laden are stepping into a power vacuum left when the US shifted its focus to Saddam Hussein.

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