March 28th, 2012
04:49 PM ET

First U.S. and Pakistan military meeting since deadly strike

By Nasir Habib reporting from Islamabad

Top U.S. and Pakistani military officials held face-to-face meetings in Islamabad on Wednesday in the first high-level talks since NATO airstrikes killed two dozen Pakistani soldiers in November.

Gen. James Mattis and Gen. John Allen discussed "bilateral matters, professional interests and the emerging geo-strategic situation of the region" with Gen. Khalid Shameem Wynne, the chairman of Pakistan's joint chiefs of staff, according to a statement from the Pakistani military.

Mattis is the chief of the U.S. Central Command, while Allen commands the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. The meeting lasted "for some time," the Pakistani statement said.

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soundoff (10 Responses)
  1. masterdogsauce

    yeah the US will pay pakistan 1 trillion dollars for this...f u c k the US of A!

    March 29, 2012 at 7:16 am | Reply
  2. the wise

    Stop supporing zionist aggression.

    March 28, 2012 at 9:38 pm | Reply
  3. PEACE OVER TEA or devisions over wants

    this is turning into a game of , if you give me i will give you MAYBE !

    we havw seen this game before , { north korea } on a milder level

    March 28, 2012 at 6:49 pm | Reply
    • StandBehindOurTroops

      People. An american soldier is dead defending our freedom. Can't just once we rally behind those who choose to serve our country?

      March 29, 2012 at 2:02 pm | Reply

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