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May 20, 2009

U.S. TO GIVE $55 TO EACH PAKISTANI IT'S CHASED OUT OF SWAT VALLEY

Christian Science Monitor - With Pakistan facing its worst refugee crisis since partition from India 60 years ago, the US is providing $110 million in emergency assistance for as many as 2 million refugees who have fled fighting in the Swat Valley.

The United States often provides emergency aid in such circumstances, but the sizable assistance announced Tuesday by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has a particular objective: to ease the hardship of Pakistanis who have been routed from their homes by fighting that the Pakistani military has pursued, at US insistence, against the Taliban

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

More crimes against humanity. Fuck Obama.

May 20, 2009 10:20 PM  

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