White House: US suspending $800M in Pakistan aid

A Pakistani paramilitary soldier secure an area as other troops move toward a forward base during a military operation against militants in Pakistan's Khurram tribal region, Saturday, July 9, 2011. "A military operation in Kurram tribal region has been launched to clear the area of terrorists involved in all kinds of terrorist activities, including kidnapping and killing of locals, suicide attacks and blocking the road connecting Lower with upper Kurram," Pakistani army spokesman Maj. Gen. Athar Abbas said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Zubair)
July 11, 2011 5:32:52 AM PDT
President Barack Obama has ordered the suspension of $800 million in aid to the Pakistani military, his chief of staff said Sunday, as part of what experts say is a tougher line with a critical U.S. partner in the fight against terrorism.

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