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U.S.-Pakistan Trust Deficit

Amid the latest spate of attacks in Pakistan, furor over a U.S. aid package shows continuing distrust between Washington and Islamabad. CFR's Daniel Markey and Lisa Curtis of the Heritage Foundation say Pakistan poses a difficult challenge.

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WashPost: Pakistan's Critical Hour

Author: Ahmed Rashid

Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid argues that the speed and condition by which the United States provides emergency aid to Pakistan will affect how successful the Pakistanis are in combatting the Taliban encroachment.

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Other Report

The Evolution and Future of Donor Assistance for HIV/AIDS

Authors: Kammerle Schneider and Laurie Garrett

This Working Paper, a contribution to the aids2031 project, focuses on the future of donor financing for HIV prevention and treatment programs and makes recommendations for what the donor community and national governments can do now to build a foundation that ensures steady, long-term funding for HIV/AIDS and alleviates the impact of future challenges.

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Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium: Panel I: The Current State of Play (Audio)

Speakers: Lisa Curtis, Daniel S. Markey, and Ronald E. Neumann
Presider: Karen J. DeYoung

Listen to experts describe the current state of play in Afghanistan and Pakistan and how developments on the ground are affecting decision makers in the United States.

This discussion was part of the Council on Foreign Relations' Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium.

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Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium: Panel II: Options and Prescriptions for U.S. Policy (Audio)

Speakers: Clare Lockhart, John A. Nagl, and J. Alexander Thier
Presider: Kori Schake

Listen to a panel of experts outline the range of options available for U.S. foreign policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan and their prescriptions moving forward.

This conversation was part of the Council on Foreign Relations' Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium.

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Analysis Brief

A New Kind of Aid for Pakistan

Author: Jayshree Bajoria

President Obama's strategy calls for increased development assistance to Pakistan. But implementation may face serious challenges amid deteriorating security conditions in Pakistan and lack of institutional capacity in Washington.

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