US PAKISTAN TIES

  • Pakistan Ambassador to US Sherry Rehman resigns May 14, 2013

    Washington: Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman, has resigned from her post. Congratulating the new parliament on its election, Ambassador Rehman has sent in her resignation to the Prime Minister, saying that it is time a new envoy come in as quickly as possible so that there is no...
  • US, Pak relationship at its lowest ebb: Musharraf January 14, 2012

    Washington: Pakistan's former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf has said that the current bilateral relationship between Islamabad and Washington is at its lowest ebb, lower than those post 9/11 attacks on the US. "We're at a very poor level. I don't think they were at this level even before 9/11, when...
  • US confident over Pak's nuke security programme November 7, 2011

    Islamabad: The US on Monday said Pakistan was aware of potential threats to its nuclear arsenal and has accorded "high priority" to securing its atomic weapons and materials. The US Embassy in Islamabad was reacting to a report in the American journal The Atlantic, which said the American raid that killed...
  • Engagement with Pakistan will continue: US October 7, 2011

    Washington: A State Department official on Thursday said that the US would continue to work to improve its relationship with Pakistan. "As we've said many times over the last couple of days and weeks, we are engaged intensively with Pakistan at all levels. That engagement will continue," the State Department spokesperson,...
  • Pak counterterror measures not effective: Obama October 2, 2011

    Washington: Pakistan's counterterrorism measures have failed to yield results in 2011 with insurgent activities gaining ground and operational situation facing the military in the country continuing to deteriorate, US President Barack Obama has informed the Congress. "The return of militantinspired violence after a fourmonth lull following the 2010 floods demonstrated how...
  • Time to take strong action against Pak: Expert September 27, 2011

    Washington: The Obama Administration should take strong steps against Pakistan, including suspension of all US aid, if Islamabad maintains its defiant attitude and refuses to take action against the perpetrators of the attacks on the US embassy in Afghanistan, a US expert has said. "If Pakistani leaders maintain their defiance in...
  • Pak snubs US, says no to action against Haqqanis September 26, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan will not take military action against the Haqqani network despite growing US pressure, even as the country's top military commanders have agreed on the need to deescalate the situation. According to media reports, these decisions were made at a special meeting of the Corps Commanders chaired by Pakistan Army...
  • US Senator calls for military action against Pak September 26, 2011

    Washington: The standoff between the US and Pakistan has hit a new low with an American Congressman blaming Islamabad for masterminding attacks on American soldiers. Lindsey Graham, a Republican Congressman said that the US should consider military action against Pakistan if it continued to support terrorist attacks against American troops in...
  • Relations with Pak complicated but important: US May 4, 2011

    Washington: Terming US' relationship with Pakistan "complicated but important", the White House has said it was "working very hard" on its ties with Islamabad which got a setback after a secretive American commando operation to kill alQaeda chief Osama bin Laden. "It's vital because, as we have said, that lopping...
  • Osama's death a turning point in USPak ties May 2, 2011

    Washington: Noting that they never doubted Osama bin Laden's presence in Pakistan, American experts on Monday said his death could turn out to be a turning point in USPak counterterrorism partnership. The death of the wanted terrorist could also help with efforts to split the Taliban from alQaeda, they...
  • US in 'secret talks' to secure Pak's nuclear materials May 5, 2009

    Washington: United States and Pakistani officials have begun behindthescenes talks aimed at achieving a greater US role in securing Pakistan's nuclear materials, according to a US media report. This includes a proposal to ship some highly enriched uranium to the US for disposal, the Boston Globe reported on Tuesday citing two...