Monday, March 14, 2011

Legal History Moment: Colonial Law and CIA Agents

Elizabeth Kolsky, whose pathbreaking book we reviewed here has written an opinion piece in the DAWN, highlighting how the Raymond Davis case follows a pattern established in colonial India where white men in South Asia can get away with murder. She argues, "While Americans and Britons have fuzzy memories about the history of foreign occupation and intervention in South Asia, Pakistanis remain haunted by the past and present legacies of empire."
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