Two things form the bedrock of any open society - freedom of expression and rule of law. If you don't have those things, you don't have a free country.
The West should be tougher on Pakistan. It is trying to play both ends against the middle - to look like the friend of the revolutionaries on the one hand and a friend of the West in the fight against terrorism. It can't be both things.
Dissensions between Muslim nations run at least as deep, if not deeper, than those nations' resentment of the West.
This paranoid Islam, which blames outsider, 'infidels', for all the ills of Muslim societies, and whose proposed remedy is the closing of those societies to the rival project of modernity, is presently the fastest growing version of Islam in the world.