Pakistan Rejects US Charges It Supports Militants

November 6, 2014 6:15 PM

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Pakistan on Thursday rejected allegations in a Pentagon report that it supports militant proxies in neighboring India and Afghanistan, emphasizing its own battles against militants.

The report, "Progress Towards Security and Stability in Afghanistan," said militants continue to enjoy safe havens in Pakistan and that Pakistan uses the fighters as a hedge against its loss of influence in Afghanistan and as a counterweight to India's superior military.

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