Caught in the crossfire of this battle for hearts and minds waged in the most paternalistic and patriarchic of ways, women are seen invariably as victims.
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Pakistan has recently witnessed two terror indictments of its citizens in the United States. What it all boils down to is the same old deficit of trust and double dealing in Pakistan. And that's the real tragedy of the Afpak region.
I can hardly express sufficiently my shock at the news that Dr. Aafia Siddiqui has been sentenced to 86 years in prison.
There's a sitting duck for terrorists off eastern Long Island, NY between Boston and New York City. And al Qaeda knows about this. So does the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Aafia Siddiqui, the MIT-trained scientist accused of shooting at FBI agents and having ties to Al-Qaeda, began the jury selection for her trial by say...
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