May 25, 2012
A US Senate panel has cut $33m (£21m) in aid to Pakistan in response to the jailing of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama Bin Laden.
The Senate Appropriations Committee has said it will cut US aid by $1m for each year of Shakil Afridi’s sentence.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said his term was “unjust and unwarranted”.
This article was posted: Friday, May 25, 2012 at 9:36 am
Tags: foreign affairs