November 28th, 2011
06:31 AM ET

Pakistan-Afghnanistan-U.S. tension continues

Pakistan's prime minister warned there would be "no more business as usual" with Washington after NATO aircraft killed two dozen Pakistan troops.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani said in an exclusive interview with CNN's Reza Sayah Monday that Pakistan was re-evaluating its relationship with the United States.

He said the South Asian nation wanted to maintain its relationship with the United States as long as there was mutual respect and respect for Pakistani sovereignty.

But Gilani highlighted incidents such as the killing of the Pakistani troops and a U.S. raid into Pakistan to kill Osama bin Laden as violations of his country's sovereignty.

The prime minister also said Pakistan had not yet decided whether to boycott next month's Bonn conference on the future of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan and Pakistan may be on a course toward military conflict, a top advisor to Afghan President Hamid Karzai told CNN on Monday. Ashraf Ghani told CNN's Nick Paton Walsh in an excluusive interview that the link between Pakistan and the assassination of a former Afghan president had united his country "against interference."

The explosive comments come as tensions in the region are heightened after a weekend NATO strike accidentally killed Pakistani border troops.

Read Reza and Nick's reporting HERE.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Foreign Policy • Gen. Allen • ISAF • Kabul • Karzai • Military • NATO • Pakistan
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  1. menu for sandwiches

    You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this matter to be actually something that I think
    I would never understand. It seems too complex and extremely broad for me.
    I am looking forward for your next post, I'll try to
    get the hang of it!

    October 9, 2014 at 9:36 am | Reply
  2. Sikandar Khan - Sr Repotar, Abotabad News Network

    Heloo falks. I hail from Faislabad Pakistan as freelund repotar to gave you blow by blow of what is go on behaind the back of Pakistan in Bonn German. It is sham USA kill many soljar on Afghan Pak boder forcing Pakistan to baycot Bonn. Some say this was USA grand plan from begining only. Only tame will tell. Anyway so far confrance is going ok no commant by any candidate. Soon as I com by they quite down and hush hush so I am not able to get inside info on anything.Rumor is Pakistan is not being missed much as Mr Krishna from India is showing off and become very chummy with Hillary, Kerzai and Euro leaders who is double crosser to Pakistan anyway. To make matters worstest, Germany served excellant lunch buffet of all Pakistani choice, to entice Pakistani offcials to change ther mind and come to this conference. This is an insult. Anyway the food was most delicious and included Shahi Biryani, Tandoori Chicken, Mughlai Lamb, Mutton Korma, Zafrani Pilaf with small raisins and big nuts, 26 different vegetable dishes of Indian names I can't pronounce, (of course to kiss up to India as usual). There was naan, raita and some pungent pickles. In dessert I had Rasgoola, Galab Jaman, Ras Malai and my favorat Feerni. The attendees have all left for more conference for the afternoon session. So far rumor is Pakistan should have bin here to at least fight with India for what they want before everything in Afghanistan is divid up and taken and all we get is scraps. But as usual Pak leaders do exact opposite of what world is doing. Anyway I am drowsy after this heavy meal so I will pretend to be sleeping with one eye and ear open to catch the gossip and repot back to you.
    Sikandar Khan – Bonn Germany, Pakistan Zindabad !!

    December 5, 2011 at 1:16 pm | Reply
  3. rk from US

    yes ..no more business as usual..no more free money in your bowls.....a pathetic leader of a dysfuntional govt controlled by terror sponsoring military.....does he think US or NATO or even Afghans care what he says...

    November 29, 2011 at 1:15 pm | Reply
    • Anilton

      just a random fact after WW2 Germany wasn't a sogevreiun country and occupied by the allies for 45 (!) years until 1990 and still has allied army bases and pershings in the country. not saying that there are many connections though Personally I don't think that problems that have built up in so many decades can be resolved within a few years, a complex solution is needed. They tried to cut the knot with a sword, instead of untying it but that just left unusable pieces of string.

      May 22, 2012 at 9:10 am | Reply
  4. science matters

    You know you a paki when 1. You own $ 300 machine gun & a $5000 rocket launcher but run around barefoot. 2 You have more wives than teeth. 3 You think vests come in two styles: bullet-proof & suicide. 4 You can't think of anyone u haven't declared Jihad on. 5 You consider TV dangerous but routinely carry ammunition in your underwear . 6 You are amazed to discover that mobile phones have uses other than setting off road-side bombs. 7 You refine cocaine for a living but have a moral objection to drinking beer.

    November 29, 2011 at 9:11 am | Reply
    • Dan

      LOL..............

      November 29, 2011 at 4:35 pm | Reply
    • Basuk

      FYI: I'm not a Pakistani but I'm a Muslim and Pakistanis are my brothers in Islam. Your writing is reflection of your mental illness. You have a disease of the mind. When I assessed the depth of your hatred, You're either a HINDU or a JEW! You are angry that PAKISTAN stood up to you guys and is a nuclear power. DIE with your angry because there is nothing else you can do besides hitting your dumb head against the wall.

      December 2, 2011 at 3:06 am | Reply
    • Galaxi

      A consumer is a sheoppr who is sore about something. Nowadays shopping has become a trend and people buy different products and give it to their loved ones on different occasions.

      May 24, 2012 at 3:09 am | Reply
  5. thepakiman

    Sir you are only Protecting your position...Its just a white wash...quit this Tupi Drama......

    November 28, 2011 at 10:41 pm | Reply

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