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US military aid to Pakistan in question following Trump intervention

02 January 2018

US President Donald Trump will reportedly withhold about USD225 million in military aid from Pakistan following accusations by the premier that Washington had “foolishly” facilitated Islamabad in protecting terrorists through previous rounds of funding.

In a 1 January tweet, Trump claimed that in excess of USD33 billion of military aid had been used to support terrorism in Pakistan, adding that the United States would no longer support this.

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