TITLE

The Pentagon's Pakistan Problem

AUTHOR(S)
Mulrine, Anna
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
U.S. News Digital Weekly;4/10/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the lack of trust and suspicion being held many Pakistani military officers toward their U.S. counterparts in line with the help extended by the U.S. to address poverty and insurgency in Pakistan. An overview of the efforts of the U.S. to gain the trust of Pakistani officers is provided. Despite the lack of trust, U.S. Army General David Petraeus insists that the U.S. must do everything to assist the Pakistanis against the insurgency.
ACCESSION #
52757896

 

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