Tuesday, May 5, 2009


By Eric Margolis

"The worldly French and British who are taught history and read books are looking with wry amusement and some pity on the Americans who are now gripped by a renewed bout of Taliban terror.

About ten days ago, a bunch of lightly-armed Pashtun tribesmen rode down from the Malakand region on motorbikes and pickup trucks and briefly swaggered around Buner, only 100 km from Pakistan’s capitol, Islamabad.

Hysteria erupted in Washington. `The Taliban are coming. The Taliban are coming!’......"

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