A day after Pakistani military officials shrugged off news that the US was cutting $800 million of aid for materiel and expelled military trainers, Pakistan’s prime minister expresses ‘concerns’ and its spy chief visits Washington.
The terror attacks in India next door have emphasized the instability in the region.
One seeks domestic security, the other stability for Afghans.
Militants are targeted by drones to keep them from entering Afghanistan.
Prime minister Gilani arrives at the White House Monday. Likely topics: counterterrorism and democratic stability.
Some White House officials want to embrace victors in parliament; others don't want to abandon Musharraf.
Pakistan's president lost his final base of support in Monday's parliamentary election.