Bumps in the Rohde Story

The story of the escape of New York Times reporter David Rohde from his Taliban captors is “a tale out of a movie, and thankfully it has a happy ending,” New York magazine writes, “but it also raises as many questions as it answers.” Reporter Matthew Cole begins to fill in the blanks.

Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.