Ongoing Davis Saga In Pakistan

The old adage about playing with fire is proving true in Pakistan as a result of an American member of the Embassy stafff who shot two men he claimed tried to assault him. American drone attacks infuriate many Pakistanis as a violation of their sovereignty and an insult to their armed forces because foreign planes are bombing on their soil. Raymond Davis, who does work in the Embassy, killed two men on motorcycles he claimed were trying to rob him. He is being detained and charged with murder.

Senator John Kerry flew to Pakistan and is meeing with Prime Minister Gilari and General Kayani in order to calm the situation. He assured the Pakistan government “it is customary in an incident like this for our government to conduct a criminal investigation. That is our law.” Unfortunately, when America violated the sovereignty of Pakistan it makes difficult using the “that is our law” argument. President Obama demands