'Inside Al Qaeda's Hard Drive' In late 2001, Alan Cullison was in Afghanistan covering the Northern Alliance for The Wall Street Journal. After the fall of Kabul, Cullison set out to find a new computer to assist him in filing his stories. What he ended up with proved far more valuable, two computers which reportedly had belonged to an al Qaeda military commander.
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In late 2001, Alan Cullison was in Afghanistan covering the Northern Alliance for The Wall Street Journal. After the fall of Kabul, Cullison set out to find a new computer to assist him in filing his stories. What he ended up with proved far more valuable, two computers which reportedly had belonged to an al Qaeda military commander.

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Alan Cullison, author of Inside Al Qaeda's Hard Drive in the September Atlantic Monthly. Moscow correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.