Below is an excerpt from today’s New York Times. Read and tell us your opinion:
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A prominent Pakistani journalist and talk show host escaped what appeared to be an assassination attempt here in the capital on Monday after a bomb was found under his car, officials said.
There was no claim of responsibility for the bombing attempt, apparently targeting Hamid Mir, a veteran journalist who hosts one of the country’s most-watched political talk shows. Most suspicions pointed to the Pakistani Taliban, which had recently singled out Mr. Mir for criticism over his coverage of Malala Yousafzai, the teenage activist wounded by militants in October…”