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Monica Whitlock

Monica Whitlock has worked for the BBC World Service since 1991 and is the author of Beyond the Oxus and Land Beyond the River. She first went to Afghanistan in 1992 and was the BBC Central Asia correspondent from 1995 to 1998, with offices in Tashkent, Dushanbe and Almaty. Since then she has reported from Iran and Syria and returned to Central Asia several times, reporting from Dushanbe and Tashkent in the immediate aftermath of the attacks on the United States in September 2001. She now lives in London.

Monica Whitlock