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Now It’s Up to the Pakistanis

posted by Suzy Shuraym

“’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.

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Good News from Pakistan

posted by Suzy Shuraym

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.

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There We Go Again: Taliban Edition

posted by Suzy Shuraym

What planet do they live on?

“Taliban says it shot ‘infidel’ Pakistani teen for advocating girls’ rights”

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Abu Hamza al-Masri, 4 Others, Arrive in US

posted by Suzy Shuraym

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.

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