Reuters: "Iraqi kills daughter who wanted to be suicide bomber."
Parse that with your Western Civ. sunglasses on. One less ijitbomber, that's a win for our side; but a parenting skills fail for Papa and I certainly would not call it a step forward for any shade of feminism. Addressed that teen crisis that a bit late, didn't we?
(I'm picturing the Network TV after-school special, Touched By A Mad Mullah:
DAUGHTER: "But Dah-dee, all the other popular girls are going to blow themselves up in New York, Paris and London!"
FATHER: "I don't care if they do it in Washington or Jerusalem! My house, my rules and that's another beating for you. If you bring it up again, you'll be honor-killed."
DAUGHTER: "You are sooo unfairr!" Runs from room, clutching her hijab to her face, weeping.)
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