Posted February 19, 2016 11:00 am by Comments

By Robert Farago

Pakistani teachers tool-up (courtesy thestar.com.my)

“‘Pakistan is already an extremely violent and volatile country. It needs de-weaponization on a national scale. Instead of performing its constitutional duties, the government is encouraging people to deal with violence through violence. It only proves one thing: the state has failed,’ said Islamabad-based analyst Abdul Agha.” That’s one theory [via dw.cm]. A theory which is failing to dissuade Pakistanis from tooling-up in the face of terrorist, including arming its teachers. Like this . . .

The authorities of Pakistan’s Bacha Khan University, which was attacked by Islamic militants on June 20, were initially reluctant to reopen the campus for security concerns. [ED: The year before the Bacha Khan University attacks, Islamists stormed an army-run school in the provincial capital Peshawar, killing over 140 students.]

The university, located in the country’s northwest, had lost more than 20 of its students and teachers in the assault, and the Taliban insurgents had threatened to target it again. According to the university administration, the government hadn’t offered much help to secure the campus, and that there hasn’t been a major breakthrough in capturing the attackers . . .

So when the Bacha Khan University reopened on Monday, February 15, management …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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