“’Let this be a lesson’, a spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban, Ehsanullah Ehsan, said afterward. He added that if [Malala Yousafzai] survives, the Taliban would again try to kill her.”
(That’s from Nicholas D. Kristof’s editorial in the New York Times: “Her ‘Crime’ Was Loving Schools“.)
It’s now up to the people of Pakistan to be certain that they don’t carry out their threat.
Pakistan Erupts in Anger Over Taliban’s Shooting of Schoolgirl
That’s the headline in today’s New York Times. The article goes on to say, “Pakistanis from across the political and religious spectrum united in revulsion at the attack on the 14-year-old education rights campaigner.”
This writer says right on! Without education, none will prosper.
After losing a long battle to avoid charges, five terror suspects were extradited to the U.S. from Britain.
Read more from the Associated Press here.