A box of poems is mightier than a sten-gun

The Telegraph, Calcutta, has a cute story on the paranoia that has gripped American campuses after the Virginia Tech shootout. Kazim Ali, an Indian professor of “Middle Eastern descent” in Pennsylvania, leaves behind a box of his student’s poetry submission near a recycle bin, and all hell breaks loose. Bomb experts are called in, classes are cancelled for the 7,500 students of Shippensburg University, the Kerry/Edwards sticker on his car arouses suspicion…

Reda the full story: Indian poetry ‘bomber’ jolts US