The Writings of African-Americans®: CIA Contractor Arrested for Pakistan Shooting

From: The Washington Post

Breaking News Alert: American arrested in Pakistan is CIA contractor
February 21, 2011 12:30:17 PM

The American who fatally shot two men in Pakistan last month and who has been described publicly as a diplomat is a security contractor for the CIA, U.S. officials confirm.

The disclosure compounds an already combustible stand-off between the two countries and complicates U.S. efforts to win the contractor’s release.