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In Pakistan, pro-American sentiment is rare

Publié par Clifford Armion le 24/06/2011

Griff Witte

"PESHAWAR, Pakistan Ali Khan Afridi is a wanted man.

"Militants come to his house in this frontier city and menace his family. Men claiming to be from Pakistan's intelligence services call at 2 a.m., and tell him to watch his back.

"Afridi accepts all this as the price of his radical views: In a country where the vast majority of people believe the United States is an enemy, Afridi is unabashedly pro-American.

"I believe that America is the only power that can defeat these monsters, these terrorists, Afridi said. And that means my life is in permanent danger."

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"In Pakistan, pro-American sentiment is rare", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2011. Consulté le 27/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/in-pakistan-pro-american-sentiment-is-rare