Day: December 16, 2014

Robert Fisk: Peshawar school attack: Massacre of the innocents in Pakistan born of ambivalence towards Taliban. Army and security police have wavered between backing and attacking the group

It was a massacre of the innocents. Every report must admit this – because it’s true. But it is not the whole truth. The historical and all-too-real connections between the Pakistan army, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) security police and the Taliban itself – buoyed by the corruption and self-regard of […]

‘I SAW DEATH’

Newsweek: by A Majeed — A SURVIVOR OF THE TALIBAN ATTACK ON THE ARMY PUBLIC SCHOOL IN PESHAWAR RECALLS THE TERRIFYING ORDEAL. A teenage survivor of Tuesday’s Taliban attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar has described how he played dead after being shot in both legs by insurgents […]