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19 December 2014, Newstipedia

School Massacre Unlikely to Prove a 9/11 Moment for Pakistan

Sameer Patil, Associate Fellow, National Security, Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism, Gateway House has been quoted in an article on the massacre of the children in Pakistan. This article has been published by Newstipedia

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After roughly 3,000 people were killed on Sep 11, 2001, President George W. Bush told universe leaders that they possibly upheld terrorism or opposite it.

Pakistan, a republic riven by competing impulses in a aroused dilemma of a globe, does a bit of both. The conflict of a propagandize in Pakistan’s northwest city of Peshawar yesterday, in that Taliban gunmen murdered 141 people, including 132 children, done transparent that proceed isn’t working.

“This is a wilful impulse in a quarrel opposite terrorism,” Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told reporters in Peshawar. “The people of Pakistan should combine in this fight. Our solve will not be enervated by these attacks.”

It is distant from clear, though, either a hideous conflict will be something like a 9/11 for Pakistan, where a Taliban are seen as a legitimate counterweight to U.S. interests. Analysts who watch Pakistan differed on what a bequest of yesterday’s carnage competence be.