The Thin Blue Line


[Mardan, Pakistan; May 8. Image via Getty]

MARDAN, PAKISTAN – MAY 08: Young girls, internally displaced from military operations in Swat queue for rations in a relief camp on May 8, 2009 in Mardan, Pakistan. In a radio and television address to the nation last night, Pakistani Prime Minister Gilani, stated that the government would summon the military to quell militancy and terrorists in Swat and the Malakand, thus continuing army operations against the Taliban. Hundreds of thousands of people are believed to be displaced as a result of these military operations. Over 150,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDP’s) having fled from Swat, Buner and Lower Dir, face harsh living conditions in camps. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

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