Saturday, December 24, 2005

General Musharraf: Then and Now

Before the 2000 election, back when President Clinton was the one bombing Islamist terrorists and Osama bin Laden was not yet the monomaniacal obsession of George W. Bush, The New York Times was willing to publish straightforward reporting on the Great Islamic Jihad.

Reporter Jeffrey Goldberg enrolled in the Haqqania madrassa in Pakistan and spent some time there studying the Koran and talking to his fellow students. In June of 2000 he published his report, “Inside Jihad U: The Education of a Holy Warrior”, in the NYT magazine.

Read the rest at Gates of Vienna.


Dag said...

Merry Christmas, all.

Will be joining in a more active capacity soon. Meanwhile, my best wishes for the holidays and beyond.


Pastorius said...

We will be glad to have you.