Sacrificial Warriors

Bathed in the television's fiery glow of images from the World Trade Center explosions, Pakistani banker Anar Khan turned to his four young sons curled up next to him on the rug. "See? Evil brings evil upon itself," he exulted. "This is Allah's punishment for the wrong that America has done to Muslims." It is easy for Khan to understand the mentality of the airline hijackers who unleashed their apocalyptic destruction on New York and Washington. He can comprehend how 19 educated men, despite having seen the world in all its wondrous multiplicity, can crash airliners into skyscrapers because, in his...

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