2 billion U.S. military aid to Pakistan again the total amount almost equal to ten billion aid
United States military aid to Pakistan, the United States Perry-class frigates
22, announced in 2012-2016 to provide $ 2 billion back to Pakistan, military aid, which makes Obama after he took office in Pakistan’s “generosity “record almost equal to billions of dollars.
“in its efforts against terrorism, a threat to both sides against extremists in Pakistan is America’s most powerful partners.” U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in announcing aid programs. US-Pakistan the same day in the third round of strategic dialogue held in Washington, Clinton and Foreign Minister Qureshi of Pakistan and has attended a speech.
Clinton said, after the United States has pledged to provide Pakistan with a total of $ 7.5 billion civil assistance, military assistance and $ 2 billion is $ 7.5 billion of additional civil assistance to help Pakistan meet national defense needs.
2009 年 1 月 Obama became U.S. president, due to see Pakistan in the fight against the “base” and the Taliban has a pivotal position in the U.S. support to Pakistan has been a steady stream. During the year, the U.S. Congress passed a bill authorizing the Government to provide the next five years to Pakistan worth $ 7.5 billion in direct support to help Pakistan build schools, hospitals and roads and so on.
August this year, unprecedented in Pakistan suffered flood attacks, the United States pledged $ 150 million to the Pakistan relief assistance, with 22 announced $ 2 billion in military aid, since Obama took office Since the U.S. total aid for Pakistan Christie record almost equal to billions of dollars.
In addition, this year, the United States and Pakistan have held three strategic dialogue, both sides anti-terrorism, energy, health and other areas to start much discussion. October 20 to 22 in the third round before the start of the US-Pakistan strategic dialogue, the United States responsible for the affairs of Pakistan, admitted that officials in charge of strategic dialogue aimed at “providing a real exchange of views with Pakistani way of bilateral ties.”
worry though Obama supports Pakistan, trying to improve the U.S. image, but the US-Pakistan relationship is still twists and turns. The end of September, the U.S. military command of NATO forces in Afghanistan in Pakistan to launch cross-border air strikes, three Pakistani soldiers of manslaughter, after the whole country is very angry Pakistani public opinion have accused the United States is only based on selfish interest before the security alliance with Pakistan, the Pakistani government NATO supply convoys also were closed leading to the Afghan border arteries in protest. (Reporter De Yongjian)