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2001 Stories by Michael Kamber

Archives: 2002 | 2001 | 2000
  • Environmental Devastation in Pakistan

    published November 27, 2001

    By any measure, Pakistan's environment is in ruins. The mayor of Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, recently declared the city's water and sewer... More >>

  • Pakistan's Environmental Nightmare

    published November 27, 2001

    KARACHI, PAKISTAN-Twenty years ago, residents say, they swam and caught fish along the banks of this city's Lyari River. Today the... More >>

  • Mujahideen Come Home

    published November 20, 2001

    JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN—The Khyber Pass, the road that leads west into Afghanistan, is a rutted single lane of hairpin turns and... More >>

  • Talking Jihad

    published November 6, 2001

    RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN—For Abu-Sufian, the equation is simple. "It is our responsibility to help our Muslim brothers fighting against... More >>

  • The Forgotten Refugees

    published October 30, 2001

    It is nearly midnight in Peshawar, a small city in northwest Pakistan, and Adrogal Gul is laying out his blanket, preparing for bed. His mattress... More >>

  • Pakistan’s Peaceniks

    published October 23, 2001

    ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN—"This is not the dawn we had dreamed of, this blood-stained dawn," wrote the Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz of his... More >>

  • After the Taliban

    published October 16, 2001

    PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN—On the outskirts of this border city, near where the smugglers' market runs up against the tribal areas, you can... More >>

  • Why They Hate Us

    published October 9, 2001

    PESHAWAR—It is three days before the U.S. launched its first bombs into Afghanistan, and the workday has just ended in this Pakistani... More >>

  • Sending Back the Mexicans

    published August 7, 2001

    Approximately 1000 Mexican day laborers have come to work in Farmingville, Long Island, a hamlet of 15,000. The Sachem Quality of Life... More >>

  • On the Corner

    published July 24, 2001

    At the corner of Bedford and Division in Brooklyn, a burgundy minivan veers out of traffic toward the curb, setting off a commotion among the 20... More >>

  • The New School’s Kerrey Crisis

    published May 8, 2001

    Last week, in front of the New School auditorium, they gathered a thousand strong, a serpentine parade of the angry, the skeptical, the... More >>

  • Toil and Temptation

    published April 24, 2001

    For seven days after his arrival from Mexico in mid January, Antonio Gonzalez spent his time alone in the apartment, watching Spanish-language... More >>

  • Deadly Game

    published April 17, 2001

    10 P.M. JANUARY 14, AGUA PRIETA, MEXICO. Antonio Gonzalez lies on the floor of the Chevy Suburban as it travels east on the Chihuahua... More >>

  • A Link in the Chain

    published April 10, 2001

    It was a sunny January day, and Antonio Gonzalez, his mother, and his infant brother moved through the crowded streets of a small city near their... More >>

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