A majority of Pakistanis surveyed in a poll appeared to be aggrieved over the death of Osama bin Laden, with 51 per cent describing their emotions as "grief" though one-third said they were unconcerned by the incident.
The nationwide study was released by Gilani Foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The poll covered 2,530 men and women in the rural and urban areas.
The poll was conducted among 2,530 men and women representatives of the adult population of Pakistan. They were distributed in the rural and urban areas of various provinces and districts and comprised a cross-section of various education, income, age and linguistic backgrounds...
Was Osama a martyr or an outlaw?
The views are divided over this one. While 44 per cent think he was a martyr, 28 per cent think he was killed because he was an outlaw.
Wednesday, 18 May 2011
Bin Laden's Pakistani Support Network = Half The Country
Here's an update from our Pakistani "allies" - and yet another indication of how insulting to our intelligence the use of that word is these days: