War is deceit, after all. And sometimes that calls for a burqa. “Pakistan detains German man near militant stronghold,” by Adil Khan for Reuters, June 22 (thanks to all who sent this in):
BANNU, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani security forces have detained a German man clad in a head-to-toe veil in the northwest as he was being driven from the militant bastion of North Waziristan on the Afghan border, police said on Tuesday.
The man, in his mid-20s, was caught at a security checkpost on the border between North Waziristan and Bannu city on Monday, Shafqat Khan, a senior police officer in Bannu, told Reuters.
“He was in a car with two tribesmen, one of them was also wearing a burqa. They were carrying a girl in a bid to pretend they’re a tribal family,” he said….