Sign of Improving Relations: US Paying Pakistan $688M

John Kerry is a big supporter of such aid

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 18, 2012 12:52 PM CST

(Newser) – In a sign that US-Pakistan relations are improving, the Pentagon will send Pakistan a $688 million payment, the first reimbursement sent to the country since this summer. Such payments, called coalition support funds, cover the cost of stationing troops on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, and many...   Read full story »

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