Man on the Run

With supporters of the ousted Fretilin party rampaging through the streets, setting homes ablaze and attacking U.N. vehicles, the most urgent priority for East Timor's new government is restoring stability. Yet while the authorities focus on the Fretilin violence, another potential threat continues to lurk in the country's central mountains.

After hunting former military police commander Alfredo Reinado for months, the Australian-led International Stabilization Force was recently called off the chase by President José Ramos-Horta. But speaking with TIME near his mountain redoubt, Reinado says the change of government has not changed his stance....

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