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U.S. Freezes Military Aid to Pakistan, Citing Inadequate Action on Militants

September 3, 2018 10:00 AM
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Withdrawal of $300 million comes before a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Islamabad

WASHINGTON—The Pentagon said it suspended $300 million in military aid to Pakistan, accusing it of not doing enough to tackle militant groups, in a move certain to heighten tensions between the two countries ahead of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit this week to Islamabad.

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