Pakistan Tells CIA to Halt Drone Strikes

Pakistan wants fewer American CIA agents in the country and an end to U.S. drone strikes against al-Qaida militants. The Wall Street Journal reported that anti-American sentiment in Pakistan is on the rise and relations between the two countries are at a record post-9/11 low. Tensions heightened when Pakistan arrested CIA contractor Raymond Davis for killing two armed Pakistani men in January, and Pakistani officials say the drones are responsible for hundreds of civilian deaths. CIA Director Leon Panetta insisted the U.S.-Pakistan relationship "remains on solid footing." But Fox News reported Monday that Ambassador Cameron Munter said the U.S. will reconsider its drone policy.

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