24 November, 2020

A Decennary Of Misery

Coerced into Bush’s ‘coalition of the willing’ post-9/11, Pakistan has been on a slow boil since

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A Decennary Of Misery
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Casualties Of The War

  • Benazir Bhutto: The ex-PM was killed on December 27, 2007, when leaving the Liaqat National Bagh, Rawalpindi, following a rally.
  • Akbar Bugti: The head of the Bugti tribe in Balochistan, he was killed in a security operation on August 26, 2006.
  • Salman Taseer: The governor of Punjab, he died on January 4, 2011, when a member of his own security detail pumped 26 bullets into him.
  • Shahbaz Bhatti: Federal minister of minorities, he was assassinated on March 1, 2011. Like Taseer, had been critical of the blasphemy law.
  • Daniel Pearl: The American journalist was kidnapped and beheaded in February 2002.

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The horrific images of September 11, 2001, will always stay frozen in memory—planes ramming into the World Trade Center (WTC) towers, flaming columns leaping into the sky and a thick fog of smoke...

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