Under Attack, Aid Group Keeps a Low Profile

    A series of fierce attacks imperiled aid operations in Afghanistan in August 2008. Four International Rescue Committee workers were killed. To avoid danger, the IRC tried to keep a low profile, Country Director Ciaran Donnelly said shortly afterward.

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    • David Lepeska

      David has served as U.N. correspondent for the newswire UPI and reported for several major newspapers, including the New York Daily News and Newsday. He was chief correspondent for the Kashmir Observer in Srinagar, India, and regularly contributes to the Economist, among other publications. Since 2007, David has reported for Devex News from Washington, New York, as well as South Asia.

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