Pakistan outraged over school massacre. But will mood tip scales against Taliban?

December 17, 2014 5:20 PM

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Pakistan outraged over school massacre. But will mood tip scales against Taliban?

Popular sentiment against the US and West is so strong, and hardline religious ideology so pervasive, that the Taliban attack in Peshawar may not permanently sway public opinion. 

Peshawar, Pakistan — A day after a massacre of youth by a local Taliban suicide team, social media in Pakistan is full of condemnation and outrage, with many people setting their Facebook pages and Twitter images to a plain black background, the color of grief.

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