In yesterday's "Week in Review" section of the NY Times, Anand Giriharadas tackled last week's terrorist attacks in Mumbai and the "personal" turn they took. A few pages later, Op-Ed columnist Nick Kristof inveighed against another type of "personal terrorism", that committed against the large numbers of Pakistani and Afghan women who have been assaulted and disfigured by acid over the decades. It — and its companion video — are worth a look. [NY Times, NY Times, NY Times]
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