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Pentagon Blocks $300 Million in Military Aid for Pakistan

The Pentagon has withheld $300 million in military aid to Pakistan, according to U.S. military officials. "The funds could not be released to the government of Pakistan at this time because the secretary has not yet certified that Pakistan has taken sufficient action against the Haqqani network," Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump said Thursday. The Haqqani network, labeled a terrorist organization by the U.S., is a violent guerilla insurgent group operating on both sides of the...

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