The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days In Afghanistan And Pakistan

I’m enjoying this new book by journalist Kim Barker.

One page 157, she writes:

I sipped my sweet milky tea and decided to cut through the conspiracy drama. I asked my test question, the one that I had started using in Pakistan regularly.

“So…do you think any Jews were killed in the World Trade Center?”

He looked at me. The switch in topic was dramatic.

“Well, I don’t know,” he said. “I don’t think so.”

I stood up. “I’m out of here. You’ve lost all credibility.”

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