MICHAEL SULLIVAN: On 9/11, I was in Islamabad, at the Marriot, eating dinner in my hotel room. I'd just finished filing a piece for MORNING EDITION on the assassination of Ahmed Shah Massoud.
MELISSA BLOCK, Host:
That's former NPR correspondent Michael Sullivan.
SULLIVAN: And after so many years of civil war on the Soviets before that, the average Afghan accepted this deal with the devil. Where's the security 10 years on?
SULLIVAN: And I've got a Taliban visa dated 9/11 I'll sell to the highest bidder. All proceeds will go to an appropriate Afghan NGO. They're going to need all the help they can get.
BLOCK: That's Michael Sullivan, who spent years covering South and Southeast Asia for NPR.
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