Ahmed Rashid

Ahmed Rashid is a Pakistani journalist and the author of “Taliban” and “Descent into Chaos.”

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Sunday, September 11, 2011
And Hate Begat Hate
LAHORE, Pakistan IN their shock after Sept. 11, 2001, Americans frequently asked, “Why do they hate us so much?” It wasn’t clear just who “they” were — Muslims, Arabs or simply anyone who was not American. The easy answer that many Americans found comforting was equally vague: that “they” were jealous of America’s wealth, opportunities, democracy and what have you.
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