Tuesday, December 02, 2008

They Just Didn't Shoot Back

Via Kausfiles, a disturbing first person account of the massacre in Mumbai.

But what angered Mr D'Souza almost as much were the masses of armed police hiding in the area who simply refused to shoot back. "There were armed policemen hiding all around the station but none of them did anything," he said. "At one point, I ran up to them and told them to use their weapons. I said, 'Shoot them, they're sitting ducks!' but they just didn't shoot back."

You can read the full story here.

It matters because India matters, a lot. Christopher Hitchens explains why.