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Davis Release Highlights Fragility of US-Pakistan Partnership

| March 16, 2011

Raymond Davis, a CIA contractor the US claimed had diplomatic immunity, was arrested in Pakistan after a deadly shooting incident in January. He was freed today after victims' families pardoned him in exchange for financial compensation, as per a provision of Islamic law applicable in Pakistan's legal system.

For the sustainability of US-Pakistan relations this is a positive step, especially from the US perspective....

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For Academic Citation: Abbas, Hassan.“Davis Release Highlights Fragility of US-Pakistan Partnership.” Asia Society, March 16, 2011.