Tamim Ansary Interview (Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources)
Growing up bicultural: An interview with Afghan-American Tamim Ansary
By: Alexis Menten
Date: July 10, 2002
Source: Tamim Ansary was interviewed for Asia Source. The interview is available online at: <<a href="http://www" target="_blank">http://www. asiasource.org/arts/tamimansary.cfm>.
About the Author: Tamim Ansary was born in Afghanistan and moved to America to study when he was just sixteen. He settled in Portland, Oregon and made his living writing children's books. In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Ansary sent an email to friends suggesting that the Taliban should be removed from power by American ground forces. Ansary has become a regular figure on talk shows and in newspaper columns throughout the United States. AsiaSource is an online publication of the Asia Society, a nonprofit international organization headquartered in New York and dedicated to strengthening relationships and understanding among the peoples of Asia and the United States. Alexis Menten, a writer and media producer specializing in near Eastern issues and archaeology, contributed this interview to AsiaSource in 2003....
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