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Malala: We Must Talk to Taliban

Also says “the job of America” to secure peace.

Malala Yousafzai will not let anyone silence her. The Pakistani schoolgirl, 16, who was shot in the head by the Taliban almost exactly one year ago spoke to the BBC for her first in-depth interview since the attack, calling for increased dialogue with the Taliban—and talking about her future. “The best way to solve problems and to fight against war is through dialogue,” Yousafzai said. “That’s not an issue for me, that’s the job of the government ... And that’s also America’s job.” Yousafzai said she hopes to be a politician, and she wants to “change the future of my country.” Yousafzai now lives in Birmingham, after the Taliban targeted her.

Read it at BBC News

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