Pakistan is both an ally in the war on terror, and in some sense, a battleground of the war on terror.
Let's remember that the revolution in Tahrir Square was not anti-American, it was not anti-Israeli, it was for democracy and freedom. That's a good thing.
Pakistan is an old ally of the United States.
We've talked to the Europeans about it. It's clear if those negotiations fail, then we are agreed with the Europeans that the next step is to take the matter to the U.N. Security Council.
I think it is very important for any U.S. administration to be clear that America stands on the side of freedom and democracy and respect for individual rights.
The violence seems to be diminishing. They've stared into the abyss a bit. I think they've all concluded that further violence... is not in their interests.