From Kampala, for the IHT.
27 January 2012 • 4:32 pm 0
Jonathan “Jack” Idema, the pseudo-mercenary who was jailed after being convicted of operating a private prison in Kabul, died of AIDS in Mexico last week.
For the International Herald Tribune, I visited his semi-abandoned office building in Fayetteville, N.C., and found chains on the doors. Idema’s adjoining apartment, where he allegedly conducted his assignations, had a poster for the Broadway musical Urinetown on the wall and a single cowboy spur rusting in the grass outside.
1 January 2012 • 4:43 pm 0
Which is scarier: a government that hunts down and kills dozens in cold blood, or a government that hunts down and kills dozens by accident?
Read more at the IHT.
6 December 2011 • 4:44 pm 0
I visited Nag Hammadi for the IHT and found an Egyptian Wild West.
Read my story here.
14 November 2011 • 4:49 pm 0
I visited the northern oil fields of Afghanistan.
Read about it at the IHT Global Opinion site.