Alissa J. Rubin
November 2007: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Los Angeles Times Source Nov 19, 2007 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) New York Times Source May 1, 2011
Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: May 01, 2011 Costly Afghanistan Road Project Is Marred by Unsavory Alliances
QUOTE: The vast expenses and unsavory alliances surrounding the highway have become a parable of the corruption and mismanagement that turns so many well-intended development efforts in Afghanistan into sinkholes for the money of American taxpayers... There have been 364 attacks on the Gardez-Khost Highway.
New York Times Feb 10, 2011 Afghan Proposal Would Clamp Down on Women's Shelters
QUOTE: That journey — terrifying enough for a young woman who had never ventured beyond the corner bazaar — would become harder still under new rules being drafted by the Afghan government that women’s advocates say will deter the most vulnerable women and girls from seeking refuge and are placing shelters under siege.
New York Times Jul 29, 2010 Taliban Exploit Openings in Neglected Province
QUOTE: Deprived of jobs and local government services, people here are turning to Taliban courts for speedy justice and drifting toward those who will pay them — either local strongmen or the Taliban.
New York Times Nov 05, 2007 2,000-Year-Old Christian Community in Iraq Gains a Spiritual First in Baghdad
QUOTE: Iraq’s Christians have fared poorly since the toppling of Saddam Hussein, whose government treated them well, needing their support. They have been persecuted primarily by Sunni Arab extremists, who brand them apostates and in some areas have bombed their churches and burned their homes.
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