From Kampala, for the IHT.
A report for the IHT.
On public violence in Cairo. (IHT)
A brief comment for the IHT.
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.
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.
I visited Nag Hammadi for the IHT and found an Egyptian Wild West.
Read my story here.
I visited the northern oil fields of Afghanistan.
Read about it at the IHT Global Opinion site.