December 19, 2012

CIA Shares Blame for Pakistan's Murders

Michael Specter, News Desk

AP Photo

Nobody has yet claimed responsibility for the coördinated attacks, but the Taliban has opposed polio vaccination vigorously. Taliban leaders have issued several religious edicts saying that the U.S. runs a spy network under the guise of a vaccine program. Now, there is no question that this is a depraved, heartless, and sickening act. But, as I wrote in a post here more than a year ago, the claim about the C.I.A. is not entirely untrue.

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TAGGED: Central Intelligence Agency, CIA, Taliban, Pakistan

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