The Talibanization of Paradise in Pakistan

The Jerusalem Post has an article by Shaheen Buneri called "The Talibanization of Paradise."  It’s worth a read.  Here’s a brief glimpse: "Swat [in Pakistan], peaceful beauty, land of color, roses and gushing rivers, rich in history, home to myriads of Buddhist stupas, idyllic spot for glorious Pashtun traditions of love, peace, and hospitality, until recently. Once a paradise on earth – now all is lost."

Another article worth reading if you want to know more is by Jane Perlez from The International Herald Tribune called "Swat region, Pakistan’s jewel, is newest front line."

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Posted on February 6, 2008
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