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

December 17, 2014 5:20 PM

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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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