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Pakistani cabinet minister asks Taliban or al Qaeda (or anyone else) to whack anti-Muslim filmmaker for $100,000

I am not kidding. A member of the Pakistani government is calling on our enemies to kill an American. This is from the odd Wikipedia entry about the guy: "He has complain from pathan youth. He always uses to say that pattan youth does not know about Kalabagh. They should get all the knowledge regarding ...

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I am not kidding. A member of the Pakistani government is calling on our enemies to kill an American.

This is from the odd Wikipedia entry about the guy: "He has complain from pathan youth. He always uses to say that pattan youth does not know about Kalabagh. They should get all the knowledge regarding to this project and should come forward to protest against it. Whenever you pay a visit to his office you will come to know that how tremendously he explains the whole project." 

The Pakistani government said he was expressing his own opinion.

I am not kidding. A member of the Pakistani government is calling on our enemies to kill an American.

This is from the odd Wikipedia entry about the guy: "He has complain from pathan youth. He always uses to say that pattan youth does not know about Kalabagh. They should get all the knowledge regarding to this project and should come forward to protest against it. Whenever you pay a visit to his office you will come to know that how tremendously he explains the whole project." 

The Pakistani government said he was expressing his own opinion.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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