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Submitted by Mark D. (United States), May 4, 2010 at 23:45

---- Nadeem Haider Kiani, spokesman for the PakistanI embassy in Washington: it's too soon to tell exactly what motivated the bomber but early indications suggest he is "a disturbed individual." ----

Some quick thoughts -

I've always thought that terrorists are disturbed individuals. What am I missing here?

CNN is implying that a constellation of forces may have driven his motives, but religion, above all, may have finally pulled the string.

Mark D.

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