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Pentagon rejects some Pakistan aid requests

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posted on May, 8 2008 @ 03:08 PM
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Pentagon rejects some Pakistan aid requests


www.latimes.com

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon has rejected or deferred millions of dollars in military aid requests from Pakistan amid criticism that the Islamabad government has squandered U.S. funding and allowed Al Qaeda to rebuild a haven in its western tribal regions.

In February, the Defense Department turned down or delayed more than $81 million requested by Pakistan, according to a report issued Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress.
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posted on May, 8 2008 @ 03:08 PM
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I don't understand why US Congress is so reluctant to financial Aid to Pakistan, they must understand, we are not one of the richest nations, and we have been making our every possible effort to contain insurgency and terrorism. Even if Pakistan allows US forces to operate it would only make things worse, just like Iraq. I don't know what they expect us to do more!

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