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Covering Pakistan- NPR-style

Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.
Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.
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When suicide explosions strike Lahore; Pakistan indicts Americans on terrorism charges; or—oops—Taliban arrests derail secret U.N. talks, one woman keeps U.S. audiences informed with in-depth reporting. Julie McCarthy has covered news around the world for NPR, and last year opened the network’s first permanent bureau in Islamabad, Pakistan. She talks with Larry Mantle while stateside from Washington, D.C.


Julie McCarthy, NPR foreign correspondent based in Pakistan. In April 2009, McCarthy opened NPR's first permanent bureau in Pakistan