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Moment of truth for Pakistan’s jihadis

PESHAWAR – It’s Saturday morning in Peshawar on the Pakistan-Afghan border and Maulana Fazlur Rahman is very angry. With his long white beard, orange-and-white turban and ultra-chic silk gold and brown robe over white shalwar kameez (tunic), the rotund leader of one of three factions of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) cuts a dashing and imposing figure. Addressing […]