SEARCHING FOR MULLAH OMAR
Who really was the iconic leader of the talibans?
Mullah Omar, the Afghan Taliban leader, is one of the most controversial and enigmatic men on the planet. Even after years of foreign military presence, we still know absolutely nothing about him.
Is he a dreadful Islamist? Has he been branded evil to justify a military intervention in Afghanistan? Or was he a village idiot overwhelmed by events?
Three female journalists have crisscrossed Afghanistan dining with militiamen, going across innumerable checkpoints or having a good laugh with Talibans trying to uncover the man behind the myth.