Dec 19, 2007

US Foreign Operation: Military Aid to Pakistan

Omnibus Spending Bill:

20th Dec, 2007: US Senate and House have passed the US Federal Spending Bill that puts restriction on Military aid ($50 million annually). State Department will have to certify periodically that Pakistan government is meeting the requirement ensuring control of extremism and democratic reforms to get the access to military aid.

Focus on Pakistan:
20th Dec 2007: HR 2764 "Foreign Military financing Program" - click here
19th Dec 2007: The News - Shaheen Sehbai Reports on Conditions imposed of Military Aid: click here
6th Dec 2007: Committee on Foreign Relation: Hearing on Pakistan by State Department, USAID and others. click here

Excellent Resource:

Recent Updates in US on Pakistan: click here

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