Taxpayer funded military aid to Pakistan against US Senator
#Cosmoread: Senators US $ 70 million of taxpayer money to Pakistan from eight F-16 fighter aircraft, expressing strong opposition to the military to help fight against terrorist organizations have questioned Islamabad’s commitment. However, due to political reasons, these senators to eight F-16 fighter aircraft sales to Pakistan that do not approve of the proposal to the table.
Although the Senate Foreign Relations Committee by avoiding the sale of F-16s to Pakistan to take action against the decision was rejected by the Senate by a margin of 71-24 votes. Congress sources said nearly two dozen influential senators in Congress to reflect the anti-Pakistan sentiments. Senators not to sell F-16s to Pakistan, the proposal to prevent the laying of any senator voted but never said anything in support of Islamabad.
In fact, rising above party lines, senators pointed to Pakistan’s dual attitude and a voice said the Obama administration used taxpayer money to Pakistan will not allow for the sale of F-16 fighter planes. The powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman and Senator Bob Corker to fighter aircraft to Pakistan, said he does not hold on the subsidy to leave.
The military sales to other countries comes under the jurisdiction of the committee. Corker said in the Senate, this time for the sale to help the use of any taxpayer dollars continues to oppose me, because Pakistan is providing sanctuary to terrorist groups and attacks on US troops in Afghanistan’s future and speaking threatening to attack the Haqqani network denies.
Corker said, by prohibiting taxpayer subsidies can be given an urgent message to Pakistan that it needs to change its attitude. But to prevent the purchase of the aircraft will be much worse than good because countries like Russia and China, will open the way for Pakistan to Sale Vhd cooperation and counter-terrorism measures will also be blocked.