Thursday, October 14, 2010

Diana West: Mud Hut Equality

No fan of women in combat moi but the sight of American women troops suited up for combat wearing hijabs in deference to Islam is enough to make any American roar. Or should be. [...]

What bears special note, however, are the analytical powers of one Col. James Blackburn who, mirabile dictu, has discovered equal rights for women in Afghanistan!

“I can tell you through my interaction with Afghan officials, there is women’s equality (in Afghanistan),” [Blackburn] said. “It’s just inside the house. There’s probably women’s equality inside a mud hut in a farmer’s field.”

Wonder what else has his interaction with Afghan officials has told him? Read more...



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