The Monitor's View Muslims who counter IS atrocities on women

The Islamic State's brutality toward women deserves both criticism and counterexamples. When the new president of Afghanistan thanks his wife in public, Muslims notice.


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Afghanistan passed a big milestone Sept. 29 with its first peaceful, democratic transfer of power. But just as remarkable to many Afghans was the inauguration event for the new president, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.