January 12, 2013

Pakistan's Militants a Many-Headed Beast

Samira Shackle, The Guardian

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Bomb attacks are the background music to life in Pakistan. A blast somewhere in the country is reported nearly every day, and it is easy to become inured to it. After several months living there, I found myself thinking, as many others do: "Only three people died, it wasn't a bad one."

It takes a day like Thursday, which saw a huge loss of life in a string of bomb attacks, to hammer the reality home.

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