Thursday, August 26, 2010

Pakistan in Pictures.

It is hard to overstate just how much damage has been done by the floodwaters in Pakistan. This photo-essay gives one a general sense. Walter Mead's overview of the near collapse of Pakistan is worth reading in full.

Meanwhile, the Taliban have said (without saying it outright) that they will kill "outside" relief workers who are doing what they can to bring aid and comfort to the victims of the floods. The Pakistani government has been a long-time supporter of the Taliban.