Pakistan weighs asking the IMF for a loan, while continuing to battle militants in Swat and Bajaur in the northwest.
The Army has a mandate to continue its offensive in the Bajaur tribal area until it's won.
US forces may have sent in ground troops for the first time Wednesday. Were they targeting a top Taliban or Al Qaeda figure?
The raid may be the first time the US has sent troops into Pakistan. Prior attacks attributed to US forces were conducted with drones.
The US, India, and Afghanistan are pressuring the government to root out pro-Taliban agents.
The attack has raised concerns in Pakistan about the United States' increased willingness to take unilateral action in the war on terror.
Prime minister Gilani arrives at the White House Monday. Likely topics: counterterrorism and democratic stability.