Not a daughter of Pakistan

The irony — that a citizen of Pakistan who was convicted of attempted murder in the United States has a “pride of performance” award under her aegis — does not appear to be a source of consternation in Pakistan, where Aafia Siddiqui has become a symbol of national pride.

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The irony -- that a citizen of Pakistan who was convicted of attempted murder in the United States has a "pride of performance" award under her aegis -- does not appear to be a source of consternation in Pakistan, where Aafia Siddiqui has become a symbol of national pride.

The irony — that a citizen of Pakistan who was convicted of attempted murder in the United States has a “pride of performance” award under her aegis — does not appear to be a source of consternation in Pakistan, where Aafia Siddiqui has become a symbol of national pride.

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