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Pakistan-U.S. security relationship at lowest point since 2001, officials say

Publié par Clifford Armion le 16/06/2011

Karen DeYoung and and Griff Witte

"The security relationship between the United States and Pakistan has sunk to its lowest level since the two countries agreed to cooperate after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, endangering counterterrorism programs that depend on the partnership, according to U.S. and Pakistani officials.

"Both sides say further deterioration is likely as Pakistan's military leadership comes under unprecedented pressure from within its ranks to reduce ties with the United States. The army chief, Gen. Ashfaq Kayani, was jeered last month by fellow officers who demanded in a town-hall-style meeting that he explain why Pakistan supports U.S. policy.

"Kayani is fighting to survive, said one U.S. official, speaking on the condition of anonymity because of current sensitivities. His corps commanders are very strongly anti-U.S. right now, so he has to appease them." Read on...
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"Pakistan-U.S. security relationship at lowest point since 2001, officials say", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2011. Consulté le 27/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/pakistan-u-s-security-relationship-at-lowest-point-since-2001-officials-say