Daily Archives: October 29, 2009

Drone Attacks Help Pakistan TV Hosts Fan Distrust of U.S.

By Naween A. Mangi and Farhan Sharif

Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) — Pakistani talk show host Waheed Hussain interrupted a guest discussing the U.S.-led Friends of Democratic Pakistan, which had pledged $5.3 billion in aid to the nation. “You mean foes of Pakistan,” Hussain said.

In the same Oct. 8 Waqt News program, Hussain stopped another guest who was talking about a bill by U.S. Senators John Kerry and Richard Lugar to triple non-military aid, subject to curbs including an end to army support for terrorists. Continue reading

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