President Trump Cuts Off $255 Million in Military Aid to Pakistan

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    Awesome!

    The statement reflected and sealed the administration’s complete disillusionment with Pakistan, which had sought to brazenly disregard the explicit warnings issued by President Donald Trump personally and leading members of his cabinet, such as secretaries James Mattis and Rex Tillerson.

    This could be the severest blow dealt to Islamabad by this administration if it indeed decided to withhold it,” said a leading US expert on Pakistan, who did not want to be identified. “There is more coming,” the expert added.

    If only the billions more we send in foreign aid would be cut off. We could afford to pay for a massive effort to improve our own infrastructure.

    From No More Free Money to Pakistan: President Trump Cuts Off $255 Million in Military Aid to Pakistan
     
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    That's great!
     
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    need to cut these crap big time --it helps nothing
    need to cut many consulates--cutting immigration-- also--saving more money...we don't need all these consulates in shithole areas
     
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    By donating money to the ruling elites of these third world countries, they do their best to restrain the radicals inside their own populations, especially Marxist radicals and Jihadists.

    Pakistan got its aid cut because of the two faced efforts they have made and Trump is telling them to get their shit together or face more cuts.

    These donations we make to foreign governments are some of the most effective expenditures we make on the whole.
     
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    it changes nothing
    you still have conflicts/wars/etc all over the world
    Pakistan was ''harboring'' Osama and didn't even know it

    --we propped up the Shah in Iran and he restrained them all right! to the point the people said enough of this shit---
    SAVAK - Wikipedia
    etc etc

    ----we spent $Billions propping up the MANY South Vietnamese leaders--some who did the same as the Shah--you know how that ended..communist in charge

    ----Cambodia --huge waste of $Billions
    communist in charge and a genocide by them..this was WORSE than a total loss
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambodia–United_States_relations-
    --Afghanistan--we helped them and then they stabbed us in the back
    ---we assisted the Contras financially and militarily---big WASTE
    all throughout US history....all over the world
    etc etc etc

    --here's the real stupid stuff:
    we helped/were friends with Iran and the Shah--then we were in conflict with them
    ---so then we helped Iraq to fight Iran...giving Iraq assistance
    --then we went to war with Iraq
    !!!!!!!!!!

    no no no --the $$$$ usually don't change a dam thing --
     
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    Granny says, "Dat's right...

    ... dat oughta make `em sit up an' take notice...

    ... an' he can put the savings towards...

    ... Makin' America Great Again."
     
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    Good. Cut off military aid to the rest of the middle east too, please.
     
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    Time to cut off ALL AID to EVERY country!
     
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