Monday, April 2, 2012

Afghan Women, the Taliban, and the Withdrawal of U.S. Troops

"Half of all Afghans are utterly terrified, understandably so." So writes Joel Brinkley in a column discussing the consequenses of the U.S. troop withdrawal.
We have seen HERE and HERE the horrible politics hurting women in Afghanistan.
[Women, War, and Peace:
 Extended Preview at KSU from PBS
"We Taliban will kill you in such a harsh way
that no woman have so far been killed in that manner..."]

And only a fool doesn't realize that the Afghan people realize that those who cooperated with us in the past few years will be quickly tortured and slaughtered when we leave.
Please consider this essay!
excerpt: "Women who are raped are still jailed with their rapist because they are assumed to have tempted him..."
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  1. As far as the jailed with their rapist thing, check this out.

    "The teen was charged with Prostitution, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Child in Need of Care-Runaway." <----Victim blaming. Guhhhh.