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Abducted in Afghanistan: David Rohde’s story

This weekend, The New York Times began running a five-part series from reporter David Rohde, who was kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2008 and remained in captivity for seven months and 10 days. In “Held by the Taliban,” Rohde uses first-person narration to recount the ordeal he faced with Afghan journalist Tahir Luddin and their driver, [...]