Hunting Osama

Every morning military brass in a nondescript office called the intelligence fusion cell at General Tommy Franks' U.S. Central Command headquarters in Tampa, Florida, look up at wall charts for any changes on the lists. These are what the war in Afghanistan is all about: the scorecard of America's most wanted, the bad guys responsible for the global terror jihad, the men whom the Bush Administration has vowed to bring to justiceódead or alive. One list runs down roughly 40 senior Taliban leaders, coded by color as someone defects or is killed or negotiates to surrender. The other names the 20...

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