On Tuesday, Pakistani leaders reportedly rebuked visiting US officials over the airstrikes, which have prompted violent responses from militants.
The US special envoy told allies at the Brussels Forum that the Talibanization of the region was a top concern.
The government agreed Monday to restore deposed judges. Activists want further reforms.
The Secretary of State also calls for a 'fresh start' with Russia.
Washington is seeking to build the Pakistani state and its economy as a way to wean the country from Islamic extremism.
At Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, he announced that all combat troops would depart by Aug. 31, 2010. Following are the president's prepared remarks.
A tenuous cease-fire has halted Taliban-Army fighting, as negotiations for a permanent deal continue.