Thursday, February 24, 2011

On the Raymond Davis affair

Praveen Swami has a nice theory of what happened in Lahore with the shooting of two Pakistanis by a CIA contractor.

However, I quote it here, because a worried-by-deficit US needs to heed Prof. Christine Fair:
“The bottom line,” says C Christine Fair, a scholar at Georgetown University, “is that the Pakistanis do not want a strategic relationship with the US. Washington needs to get over the idea that throwing more money at Pakistan will make it see its own interests differently.”