$1.6 billion in military and economic aid, Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan, sequester, strategic dialogue
“WASHINGTON – The U.S. has quietly decided to release more than $1.6 billion in military and economic aid to Pakistan that was suspended when relations between the two countries disintegrated over the covert raid that killed Osama bin Laden and deadly U.S. airstrikes against Pakistani soldiers.
“Officials and congressional aides said ties have improved enough to allow the money to flow again.
“American and NATO supply routes to Afghanistan are open. Controversial U.S. drone strikes are down. The U.S. and Pakistan recently announced the restart of their “strategic dialogue” after a long pause. Pakistan’s new prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, is traveling to Washington for talks this coming week with President Barack Obama.
“But in a summer dominated by foreign policy debates over the coup in Egypt and chemical weapons attacks in Syria, the U.S. hasn’t promoted its revamped aid relationship with Pakistan. Neither has Pakistan.” MORE HERE
- How long will the American people permit this rogue government to supply the enemy?
- How long with the spineless Congress condone this expenditure while cutting supplies and service to OUR military members?
BRING our troops HOME, put them on our borders, and establish National Security at home and save the money & the lives of our men and women!!!