Two legislative amendments seeking a cut in the United States aid to Pakistan have been defeated in the House of Representatives with most lawmakers arguing that it is essential to maintain ties with a nuclear armed country despite it not doing enough in the war against terrorism. The first amendment moved by Congressman Ted Poe sought to cut funding to Pakistan from $900 million to $700 million in coalition support fund was defeated on the House floor by a recorded vote of 191 to 230. Another ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Nawaz Sharif may have permitted the trial of Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists for the Pathankot attack.But this fell apart because of General Raheel Shareef's keenness to make Kulbhushan Jadhav the centerpiece of global attention.Ambassador G Parthasarthy, a former Indian high commissioner to Pakistan, reveals the Pakistan army chief's gambit against India. IMAGE: 'The worst kept secret today in Pakistan is that the country's elected prime minister and its overbearing army chief loathe each other.' ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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