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Geoquiz question: The Central Asian nations of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan all border what landlocked country in the Hindu Kush Mountains?The Central Asian nations of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan all border what landlocked country in the Hindu Kush Mountains? Answer: Afghanistan
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Tribune foreign correspondentThe wind-raked scrub of this barren plateau reveals little hint of the revolution gurgling 9 feet beneath. China's first international oil pipeline, buried in the Kazakh steppe, is a milestone for the world's newest empire--one forged not in the name...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersSenior Pakistani and American intelligence officials say the operational commander of Al Qaeda, the man believed to have planned the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, narrowly avoided capture during a raid in which authorities took his two young sons...
The U.S. war in Iraq takes place in a region with a long and complicated history unfamiliar to many Americans. We asked experts on Iraqi politics and history to answer some basic questions. How did Iraq come into being? Iraq was born as a state in 1921,...
Times Staff WriterImmigration agents arrested 10 people Wednesday in a search for foreign visa holders who are not enrolled in school, the government's first crackdown since Sept. 11 on foreign students who abuse their visas. The early-morning sweep across San Diego...
Tribune foreign correspondentIn the wake of air strikes by the U.S.-led coalition, the search has begun for a viable successor to Afghanistan's hard-line Taliban regime, whose ragtag army and outdated arsenal are not expected to survive a protracted offensive by modern weaponry. The...
New York Times News ServiceThe collapse of the Taliban has opened the next crucial phase of the American campaign in Afghanistan: joining the effort to deliver relief for millions of hungry, cold, sick, war-weary Afghans, thousands of them at death's door. In the end, the war...
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Tribune foreign correspondentFor Russian President Vladimir Putin, facing a wrenching decision about supporting U.S. military action in Afghanistan, the devil was not in the details. The devil, which is how some in Russia still regard America, was in whether to support President...
Tribune foreign correspondentAmerican officers scouting locations to deploy U.S. troops in Uzbekistan are focusing on the former Soviet air base at Khanabad, Uzbek military sources said Tuesday. A U.S. advance team of several officers began studying Khanabad on Sept. 20, the sources...
Times Staff WriterThe Cold War may be over, but U.S. and Russian soldiers are expanding outposts in this mountainous former Soviet republic about 3,200 miles east of NATO headquarters in Brussels and nearly 2,000 miles from Moscow. The U.S. opened its base three years ago...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDemands by the Security Council that U.N. members act against global terrorism are being used by some regimes to justify repression of domestic dissent, U.N. officials and independent human rights advocates say. The anti-terrorism campaign has been...
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