Where’s the war?

You turn up for a war and the war doesn’t show up. Frontline club member, and fellow blogger here, Ben Hammersley along with the world’s press corps didn’t find the story he was expecting in Pakistan this week,

This is a strange job. Most people, upon seeing impending trouble, tend to run the other way. For those of us on that plane, our job and our instinct is to run towards the trouble. Certainly, last week, as the election approached, my preparation was for Islamabad to be on fire on the morning after the election. Judging by the bag after bag of bullet-proof vests that came off the carousel at Heathrow yesterday, I was not alone in that assumption. link

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