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Bhaarat
14 Jul 11,, 03:45
A very interesting article in Pakistani newspaper Dawn. Please visit the link for complete content.
What has America done for Pakistan? | | DAWN.COM (http://www.dawn.com/2011/07/13/what-has-america-done-for-pakistan.html)
What has America done for Pakistan?
Inherent in that question are assumptions that need to be questioned themselves. Why should America do anything for Pakistan?
Osama bin Laden has been stolen, Raymond Davis exorcised, and the military’s ego has been hurt once again by men “dressed like characters from Star Wars”. “America is an unreliable ally,” the ISI chief is said to have told the Pakistani parliament in a closed-door briefing ...

snapper
14 Jul 11,, 20:52
"Pakistan’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah asked the US, in a letter sent with his emissary, for $2 billion in military and financial aid, including $170 million for the army, $75 million for the air force, $60 million for the navy, and $700 million each for industrial and agricultural development. He had made a cultural choice."

Oi! We gave them railways!

Squirrel
14 Jul 11,, 21:19
"Pakistan’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah asked the US, in a letter sent with his emissary, for $2 billion in military and financial aid, including $170 million for the army, $75 million for the air force, $60 million for the navy, and $700 million each for industrial and agricultural development. He had made a cultural choice."

I am no math genius, but what happened to the other $1.07 billion?

David Crocket
15 Jul 11,, 02:40
AM I the only one who thinks of Python when reading this thread?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExWfh6sGyso

snapper
15 Jul 11,, 04:19
I am no math genius, but what happened to the other $1.07 billion?

I was speaking of the British Raj.