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US Congress bonded conditional Aid to Pakistan

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US Congress is to bond aid with military action US administration will have to confirm Congress if Pakistan is carrying out military action against Islamic militants in tribal areas, to grant US support to Pakistan.
The Carl Levin National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2015 demands US administration to submit a report on security cooperation with Pakistan, twice in a year. US Secretary of Defence has been restricted in a provision from putting aside the condition to release $300 million of the $900 million Coalition Support Fund. The Secretary, however, can only issue a waiver by certifying that “Pakistan has undertaken military operations in North Waziristan that have significantly disrupted the safe haven and freedom of movement of the Haqqani network”. Under another provision, the Secretary of Defence have to submit a detailed report on the nature and extent of security cooperation among the both countries to all appropriate committees of Congress. The report will be presented in consultation with the Secretary of State two times in a year, and a copy of the report must be given to the intelligence committee as well. The provision has limited the overall amount of Coalition Support Fund to $1.2 million for the fiscal year 2015. In which, Pakistan is limited to $900 million

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