Profiles in Courage, and in the Lack of Courage

Lindorff, Dave

Publisher:  Counter Punch
Date Written:  16/10/2013
Year Published:  2013  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15245

The White House's press release of Malala's meeting with Barack Obama further diminished the import of her visit, and her remarkable courage, by failing to note that she had taken the opportunity of her visit to tell the president directly to his face that he should halt the drone attacks that he has been ordering on suspected Taliban “leaders” in western Pakistan — drone attacks that have often been calculated to kill not just targeted individuals but many innocent men, women and children in the vicinity of the blasts.

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