US Aid To Pakistan

  • US Senator threatens to end aid to Pakistan July 18, 2012

    Washington: A key American Senator on Tuesday threatened to force a vote on ending US aid to Pakistan unless a Pakistani doctor, who helped CIA trace Osama bin Laden, is released from prison. Senator Rand Paul took to the Senate floor this morning announcing his intention to force a Senate vote...
  • Ifs and buts in American legislation on aid to Pak October 24, 2009

    Washington: A top US official has suggested that American legislation puts no conditions on Islamabad, only "requirements" on Washington. The statement of Richard Holbrooke, special envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan, is seen as a bid to avoid another furore in Pakistan over tough new conditions against diverting US military aid to...
  • Obama tags anti-terror terms to Pak aid package October 16, 2009

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Thursday signed the Kerry Lugar Bill into law tripling non-military aid to Pakistan to about $7.5 billion over the next five years but keeping intact conditions like Islamabad ending support for extremist groups targeting the US and India. "This law is the tangible manifestation of broad...
  • Pak hasn't checked terror, so no aid: US leaders December 8, 2008

    New Jersey: Pakistan has come under severe criticism from American leaders in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks for failing to take action against terrorists who operate from its soil. While Senior Congressman Frank Pallone has called Pakistan a "failed state", Senator Robert Menendez has warned that the country...