AUSTRALIA/HOSTAGES/PAKISTAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. President Donald Trump has called Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan and Afghan president Ashraf Ghani to thank them for facilitating the release of an American and an Australian who were held hostage by the Taliban since 2016. Trump made separate calls Thursday [11-21-19] to Khan and Ghani days after the Taliban […]

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INDIA/PAKISTAN/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Spoke to my two good friends, Prime Minister Modi of India, and Prime Minister Khan of Pakistan, regarding Trade, Strategic Partnerships and, most importantly, for India and Pakistan to work towards reducing tensions in Kashmir. A tough situation, but good conversations!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 19, 2019 6:43 pm […]

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AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WAR: “Afghanistan demanded a clarification on Tuesday [7-23-19] of President Trump’s comments a day earlier that he could have had the country ‘wiped off the face of the earth’ but did not ‘want to kill 10 million people.’ In a sharply worded statement, the government of President Ashraf Ghani noted that Afghanistan expected […]

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AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WAR: “President Trump, who on Twitter last year accused Pakistan’s leaders of ‘nothing but lies & deceit,’ welcomed the country’s prime minister to the White House on Monday [7-22-19] in an effort to mend relations and seek help in ending the war in neighboring Afghanistan. Seated next to Prime Minister Imran Khan in […]

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PAKISTAN/TERRORISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “After a ten year search, the so-called ‘mastermind’ of the Mumbai Terror attacks has been arrested in Pakistan. Great pressure has been exerted over the last two years to find him!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 17, 2019 9:16 am […]

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PAKISTAN/TERRORISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump has defended his administration’s decision to cut off aid to Pakistan, berating the country for not doing ‘a damn thing for us.’ In an interview with Fox News’ Chris Wallace that aired on Sunday [11-18-18], Trump pointed to Osama bin Laden’s presence in Pakistan as proof. On Monday [11-19-18], […]

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PAKISTAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….We no longer pay Pakistan the $Billions because they would take our money and do nothing for us, Bin Laden being a prime example, Afghanistan being another. They were just one of many countries that take from the United States without giving anything in return. That’s ENDING!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, November 19, […]

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PAKISTAN/TERRORISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Of course we should have captured Osama Bin Laden long before we did. I pointed him out in my book just BEFORE the attack on the World Trade Center. President Clinton famously missed his shot. We paid Pakistan Billions of Dollars & they never told us he was living there. Fools!..” –Donald […]

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MILITARY/PAKISTAN/TERRORISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Pakistan reacted angrily on Monday [11-19-18] to criticism by President Trump that the country had not done enough in return for years of United States military aid and that the government had harbored Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al Qaeda. In an interview with ‘Fox News Sunday’ this weekend, Mr. Trump […]

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MILITARY/PAKISTAN/TERRORISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump is once again claiming he knows best — this time, criticizing the past military and political leadership for the timeline of the Osama bin Laden capture. The issue re-emerged Sunday [11-18-18] in a taped interview with Fox News’ Chris Wallace. Pivoting from a question about retired Adm. William McRaven’s […]

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CHINA/INDIA/MIKE POMPEO/PAKISTAN/TRUMP PEOPLE:“US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will talk tough on terrorism to Pakistan and attempt to strengthen his country’s links with India during what is likely to be a difficult and potentially testing visit to South Asia beginning Wednesday [9-5-18]. The visit comes as the US tilts away from Pakistan, while deepening strategic […]

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FOREIGN POLICY/CHINA/PAKISTAN/SAUDI ARABIA/TURKEY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Saudi Arabia joined Turkey and China in a move to block a U.S.-led attempt this week to place Pakistan on an international terror-financing watch list, according to officials involved in the process, in a rare disagreement between Riyadh and the Trump administration. Saudi Arabia’s move on behalf of Pakistan came […]

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FOREIGN POLICY/PAKISTAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A surprise New Year’s Day tweet by President Donald Trump in which he appeared to decree an end to U.S. aid for Pakistan, sent U.S. officials scrambling to suspend security assistance without even knowing how much aid they were freezing, four U.S. officials said. The decision to freeze up to about […]

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CHINA/FOREIGN POLICY/PAKISTAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Senior Pakistani officials warned that the U.S. suspension of security aid announced last week will push their country closer to China, Washington’s main rival for influence in Asia, as regional alliances realign… China has already invested heavily in a relationship that is redefining the balance of power in Asia, anchored by […]

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FOREIGN POLICY/NIKKI HALEY/PAKISTAN/TERRORISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration said it would freeze all security assistance to Pakistan until the country takes a tougher stance against terror networks on its territory, a move that reflects new tensions and could lead to problems in supplying U.S. troops in neighboring Afghanistan. ‘Pakistan has played a double game for […]

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PAKISTAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A tweet by President Trump has Pakistan responding angrily to accusations that it has accepted billions of dollars in aid from the United States while failing to act against terrorist networks within its borders. Mr. Trump, in a tweet on Monday [1-1-18], accused Pakistan of deceit and lies and said that Pakistan […]

Read More… from 1/2/2018


FOREIGN POLICY/ISRAEL/PAKISTAN: “It’s not only Pakistan that we pay billions of dollars to for nothing, but also many other countries, and others. As an example, we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue… peace treaty with Israel. […]

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FOREIGN POLICY/PAKISTAN: “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools. They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!” -Donald Trump, […]

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FOREIGN POLICY/PAKISTAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “When Pakistani forces freed a Canadian-American family this fall held captive by militants, they also captured one of the abductors. United States officials saw a potential windfall: He was a member of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network who could perhaps provide valuable information about at least one other American hostage. The Americans […]

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PAKISTAN/REX TILLERSON/STATE: “The U.S. pressed Pakistan for the elimination of havens for militants within its territory, according to American and Pakistani officials, in a meeting Tuesday [10-24-17] between Pakistani leadership and the visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. However, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi insisted to Mr. Tillerson that there are no terrorist sanctuaries […]

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MILITARY/PAKISTAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump will look to boost military cooperation between the United States and India when he meets with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on Monday [6-26-17], thrusting himself into the delicate world of India-Pakistan relations. The meeting between the off-the-cuff President and the prime minister who leads one […]

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PAKISTAN/TERRORISM: “Another radical Islamic attack, this time in Pakistan, targeting Christian women & children. At least 67 dead,400 injured. I alone can solve”  – 3/27/2016, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 3/27/2016 […]

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PAKISTAN/TERRORISM: “Pakistani intelligence had full knowledge that Bin Laden was living in Abbottabad. They were sheltering him.”  – 7/9/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 7/9/2013 […]

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PAKISTAN/TERRORISM: “When will Pakistan apologize to us for providing safe sanctuary to Osama Bin Laden for 6 years?! Some ‘ally.’ “ [4:22:54 PM]  – 7/5/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 7/5/2012 […]

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PAKISTAN: ” ‘Get it straight: Pakistan is not our friend. We’ve given them billions and billions of dollars, and what did we get? Betrayal and disrespect—and much worse.’ #TimeToGetTough” [4:11:29 PM]  – 1/17/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Twitlonger.com, 1/17/2012 […]

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PAKISTAN: “Get it straight: Pakistan is not our friend. When our tremendous Navy SEALS took out Osama bin Laden, they did… (cont) http://deck.ly/~pOSbX” [4:16:02 PM]  – 12/6/2011, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 12/6/2011 […]

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