With Pakistani visit to the U.S., a chance to ease tensions
October 21st, 2010
10:35 AM ET

With Pakistani visit to the U.S., a chance to ease tensions

As the Obama administration begins three days of talks with Pakistani leaders, the two sides will seek to ease tensions over the muscular new U.S. strategy in the region.

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, chief of the Pakistani army, are leading the their nation's delegation for meetings with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Cameron Munter, the next U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, also will join the talks.

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  1. Dindy.....sri lanka

    Ease the tension... very true...when more dollars floods in to country ..tension go down in Pakistan. Hope they will use this money for innocent civilians welfare this time .

    October 23, 2010 at 6:45 am | Report abuse |
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  2. Gary Johndro

    This ought to thrill the NATO forces over there. Even they,I guess,get sick and tired of killing people once in a while so they too can use a break.

    October 21, 2010 at 8:15 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Onesmallvoice

    I wonder just how big of a check they're going to give Pakistan this time? What a great idea with our own economy on the skids!!! It goes to show just how powerful the MIC has become.

    October 21, 2010 at 5:00 pm | Report abuse |
  4. atal

    Feeling side lined? Mohammad A Dar?

    October 21, 2010 at 3:30 pm | Report abuse |