Ed Driscoll

" I Love Martyrdom"

While the Guardian is running emptyheaded pieces about “sassy” suicide bombers, England’s Times has an absolutely superb piece of journalism by Nasra Hassan, a Pakistan-born relief worker and journalist now living in Vienna, in which she interviews a fellow she calls “S”, a young Palestinian who survived his (fortunately) botched suicide bombing of Isreali civilians. His words are utterly chilling, as he explains how young men are turned into kamikazes:

In Gaza, S is celebrated as a young man who