Posts Tagged ‘ swat ’

Of Swat, SWAT and the Demons of our Minds

In the minds of many, Swat, the valley, is SWAT, the U.S. paramilitary force.
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Reporter’s Notebook: Swat

Jan 2013

Some time in 2008, I met Lalaji (Khan Sahib) and his nephew, refugees from Swat who had fled to Brooklyn. Reading the Amnesty International report on the abuses of the Pakistan Army, their stories come back to me now, along with others I heard when I finally went to Swat in 2009 shortly after...
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