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U.S. Freezes $700 Million In Aid To Pakistan

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - The leaders of a U.S. House-Senate negotiating panel have agreed to freeze $700 million in U.S. aid to Pakistan until...

Tenuous Ties on 'AfPak' Frontier

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 01.31.2012 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

A NATO air attack that killed at least twenty-four Pakistani soldiers along the Afghan border has further damaged a U.S.-Pakistan relationship that has lurched from crisis to crisis this year.

U.S. Suspends Millions In Aid To Pakistani Military

nytimes.com | ERIC SCHMITT and JANE PERLEZ | Posted 09.08.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is suspending and, in some cases, canceling hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to the Pakistani military, i...

Message to Pakistan: China Will Not Replace U.S. Aid

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.18.2011 | World
Daniel Wagner

In the 60-year period between 1950 and 2009, China's cumulative foreign aid to the rest of the world totaled only $39 billion. By contrast, for the year 2007 the U.S. had a total foreign operations budget of more than $26 billion.

Elise Foley

John Boehner: U.S. Should ‘Re-Engage’ With Pakistan In Wake Of Osama Bin Laden's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As some lawmakers call for the United States to cut aid to Pakistan following the death of Osama bin Laden there earlier this month, Hou...

Amanda Terkel

Top Lawmakers Argue Against Suspending Aid To Pakistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top lawmakers on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee defended aid to Pakistan on Sunday despite lingering questions about how much th...

US To Increase Help To Pakistan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The U.S. plans to increase aid to Pakistan in response to complaints from Pakistani officials that Washington doesn't understand th...

UN Seeks $7.4 Billion For Urgent World Aid In 2011

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

GENEVA — The United Nations is asking governments and private donors for a record $7.4 billion next year to provide 50 million people worldwide ...

Hope And Surprises After Pakistan Floods

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The floods that hammered Pakistan this summer took 2,000 lives and affected 20 million people, of whom 7 million remain homeless. At their peak, one-f...

Is There a Better Refugee Camp Design?

Jacqueline Novogratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jacqueline Novogratz

We arrive at a community of 100 tents situated in a circle. I'm prepared for the kinds of camps we've seen previously: hundreds of tarpaulins lined side by side. This community, in contrast, has been created on a human scale.

Pakistan Needs More Servant Leadership

Jacqueline Novogratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jacqueline Novogratz

Sabiha remembers the sense of panic among people in Shikarpur who were terrified by the threat of floods. Her neighbors trusted her, and lives were saved. "I realize what it means to be brave," she said.

Pakistan Flood Victims Need Your Help

Posted 05.26.2011 | Impact

Floods in Pakistan have devastated millions of communities in the northwest regions of the country, leveling homes and leaving families with no where ...

Build Pakistan, Don't Buy Pakistan

Shyam Sundaram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shyam Sundaram

If Secretary Clinton is serious about resetting America's relationship with Pakistan, it is imperative that the administration uses all the tools at its disposal. Simply throwing more money at the problem will not solve the critical issues.

Clinton Announces $7.5 Billion Aid Effort For Pakistan

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sought Monday to convince skeptical Pakistanis that American interest in their countr...

U.S. To Unveil Large Aid Package To Win The hearts Of Pakistanis

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. will announce Monday hundreds of millions of dollars worth of civilian aid projects for Pakistan, American officials said, in an attempt to d...

What Secretary Clinton Should Do During Her Visit to Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

It's that time of the year when the bittersweet relations between the US and Pakistan reach a high thanks to the now-routine foreign secretaries' meetings, titled the US-Pakistan strategic dialogue.

Was Hillary's Image-Boosting Exercise in Pakistan a Success?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

If the United States wants to win some hearts in Pakistan, its aid should go to organizations directly working for public health and education. It's time to engage with the common Pakistani.

Pakistan Gets Billions, But What About Scrutiny?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

If the US wants to gain a positive feeling among common Pakistanis, it has to ensure direct aid to the masses instead of spending taxpayer money on corrupt government agencies.

Zardari Op-Ed Asks For More US, European Support For Pakistan

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After the debacle of Vietnam, the United States could pack up and leave with minimal consequences for its genuine national interests; similarly, for t...

Afghan Ambassador Memo Begs For Money To Hire More Lobbyists

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Help! I'm being outgunned on K Street! That's the message Afghanistan's ambassador to the United States is sending home, according to an internal gove...

Pakistani Police A Growing Target For Militants

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The militant attack on a Pakistani police academy Monday in Lahore, compounded with militants' attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team earlier this mont...

Pakistan Likely To See Giant Increase In US Aid

The National Newspaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON // Pakistan can expect a massive increase in US aid as part of the Obama administration's overall strategy for turning around the war in ne...

Kerry: Pakistan Needs Close To $5Bn To Prevent Collapse

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United States and Europe must give Pakistan up to $5bn (£3.5bn) in urgent aid or risk seeing the nuclear-armed country slip into chaos, two leadi...

Taken For A Ride

New York Times | David Rohde, Carlotta Gall, Eric Schmitt and David E. Sanger. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After the United States has spent more than $5 billion in a largely failed effort to bolster the Pakistani military effort against Al Qaeda and the Ta...