The Taliban Strikes Again

Another schoolgirl gunned down for somehow threatening the Taliban’s regime. This time it was Anisa, a 10th-grader helping with the administration of the polio vaccine at her school, and this time, she died.

The Taliban, you see, is against polio immunizations–which, of course, could save some of their own children from a lifetime of paralysis. But they choose to believe that the health campaign is a coverup for espionage, as was the CIA-backed fake hepatitis vaccine campaign that was run in the town where Osama Bin Laden was suspected of being holed up in order to collect DNA samples and locate children of the Al Qaeda mastermind.

How long?