What happened in Peshawar, when dozens of children were killed, is for the Westerns observers definitely horrible even by the Taliban’s gruesome standards. But is it something what could have an impact also on Pakistani society, would you expect some backlash against the militants? Read few comments.
Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. Also (sort of) a prize for India and Pakistan?
As Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi won Nobel peace Prize today would you say this gesture towards both countries is also a reminder to be peaceful, may it influence the relations somehow? Read few comments.
Pakistani Taliban said the attack was in revenge for the killing of Hakimullah Mehsud and warned of more attacks. Would you say that the terrorists in Pakistan may target more relatively high profile targets in a near future or not, and why? Read few comments.
Pakistani campaigner for girls’ education Malala Yousafzai is the laureate of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2013. She is also one of the favorites for the Nobel Peace Prize which will be announced tomorrow (October 11).
A leaked Abbottabad’s report on Osama bin Laden’s life in Pakistan claimed that it can not rule out the possibility that someone in the government was complicit in hiding OBL. It is probably not a shocker, isn’t it? But is it even somehow possible to break or weaken those links some elements in Pakistani government, intelligence and military have to radical, terrorist groups? Read few comments.
The terrorist group(s) who is responsible for the attack said that it was a response on American drone strikes and they will continue attacking foreigners because also the world is responsible for the drone attacks. How does this explanation resonate with Pakistani public as drone attacks are deeply unpopular? Read few comments.