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“Pakistan Reported to Be Harassing U.S. Diplomats” – NYT

By JANE PERLEZ and ERIC SCHMITT    New York Times December 17, 2009

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Parts of the Pakistani military and intelligence services are mounting what American officials here describe as a campaign to harass American diplomats, fraying relations at a critical moment when the Obama administration is demanding more help to fight the Taliban and Al Qaeda.

The campaign includes the refusal to extend or approve visas for more than 100 American officials and the frequent searches of American diplomatic vehicles in major cities, said an American official briefed on the cases. Continue reading

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