Last Man Standing

Abdul Haq is a natural leader of men. The former mujahedin commander is known throughout Afghanistan for his daring sortie in 1986 to the outskirts of Kabul, where he rocketed an ammunition depot of the occupying Soviet army. The explosions were so large they were filmed from a foreign embassy in the capital and made Haq a hero of the resistance. Wounded more than a dozen times in battle, Haq lost his right foot to a land mine in 1987 but retained his reputation as the most politically moderate of the seven main mujahedin leaders.

Now Haq, 43,...

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