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  • US aid in Pakistan: Where's the money going?

    US aid in Pakistan: Where's the money going?

    The discovery of Osama bin Laden hiding in a Pakistani military town has Congress threatening cuts to US aid, and populists in Pakistan saying good riddance. But beyond the angry rhetoric, experts see a mismatch between US hopes and where the dollars have gone.

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  • Follow the money: Should the US cut aid to Pakistan?

    Secretary of State Clinton said today that the US wants 'long-term' security ties with Pakistan. But in the wake of the bin Laden raid, some Americans and Pakistanis alike want to downgrade ties – and aid.

  • With Al Qaeda weakened, US warns about other Pakistani terror groups

    With Al Qaeda weakened, US warns about other Pakistani terror groups

    While these groups have links with Al Qaeda, the bigger danger to the US is their ability to trigger a major crisis for nuclear-armed Pakistan, including a war with India.

  • US aid in Pakistan: Where's the money going?

    US aid in Pakistan: Where's the money going?

    The discovery of Osama bin Laden hiding in a Pakistani military town has Congress threatening cuts to US aid, and populists in Pakistan saying good riddance. But beyond the angry rhetoric, experts see a mismatch between US hopes and where the dollars have gone.

  • Why the Taliban won't take over Pakistan

    Why the Taliban won't take over Pakistan

    For reasons of geography, ethnicity, military inferiority, and ancient rivalries, they represent neither the immediate threat that is often portrayed nor the inevitable victors that the West fears.