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Aafia Siddiqui

Damsels in Distress: Using Victimized Women as Political Ploys

Beenish Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beenish Ahmed

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.

Pakistan: Terror Sentences, Protests, and Convoy Burnings

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

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.

Barbaric: 86-Year Sentence for Aafia Siddiqui

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

I can hardly express sufficiently my shock at the news that Dr. Aafia Siddiqui has been sentenced to 86 years in prison.

Plum Island: A Sitting Duck

Karl Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karl Grossman

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, Alleged Al Qaida Sympathizer: No Jews On Jury

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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...