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    U.S. Suspends Pakistan Military Aid

    An Afghan police border official removes the burqa of a Taliban militants, who was arrested by Afghan Border Police as the men were presented to media at the Afghan Border Police head quarter in Jalalabad, Nangarhar  province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday, July 4, 2011.

    Rahmat Gul / AP Photo

    The U.S. is suspending up to $800 million in military aid to Pakistan after the country expelled American military trainers. The move also serves to pressure Pakistan’s army to fight militants more seriously. The suspended aid includes $300 million that would have reimbursed Pakistan for deployments along the Afghan border; the rest would have come in the form of training assistance and expensive military equipment. "When it comes to our military aid, we are not prepared to continue providing that at the pace we are providing it unless and until we see certain steps taken," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said.

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