A NORTHERN ALLIANCE SOLDIER ON HIS POSITION NEAR KABUL.
An Afghan boy, a Northern Alliance soldier rests on his position on the
road north of the capital Kabul on January 15, 2002. U.S. warplanes
began hunting for new targets after demolishing eastern Afghan hideouts
of al Qaeda and Taliban forces as Japan said on Tuesday it may pledge
$500 million for the reconstruction of war-battered Afghanistan over
the next 2-1/2 years.