TITLE

IN THE LINE OF FIRE

AUTHOR(S)
Ratnesar, Romesh; Davis, Anthony; Zabriskie, Phil; Calabresi, Massimo
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);9/16/2002, Issue 36, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the assassination attempt against Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan, in September 2002. Indication that the country is filled with militants intent on destroying the Karzai government and attacking Western soldiers who back it; Assertion that the gunman, Abdul Rahman, was part of Al-Qaeda and the security detail of Gul Agha Sherzai, the provincial governor of Kandahar; Report that former Afghan Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar declared jihad against Karzai's U.S. allies; Efforts of Karzai to eliminate violent opponents.
ACCESSION #
7333494

 

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