has stuck to his stance that he had nothing to do with the
controversial memo sent to
Mansoor Ijaz has claimed that he drafted the memo on the instructions of Pakistan`s Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani.
Mike Mullen has confirmed the existence of a secret memo said to have been sent by Zardari about a military takeover.
Mullen asked ISI and the Pakistani Army to sever "direct and indirect" strategic ties with the dreaded Haqqani network.
Army Chief Ashfaq Pervez Kayani is the most powerful man in Pakistan, top US commander Mike Mullen has said.
The US confronted Pak with
concrete evidences of links between the ISI and the Haqqani network and LeT.
Admiral Mullen had said that Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency was actively supporting the Haqqani network.
Gilai described the US allegations as a "propaganda blitz against Pakistan" that "vitiates the atmosphere and is
There can be no stability in South Asia until issues between India and Pakistan are resolved, a top US official has said.
The path to long-term peace in South Asia lies in resolving the Kashmir issue and America has has held discussions in this regard with leaders in both India and Pakistan, a top Pentagon official said.
It was the first meeting between the pair since the May 02 military raid in which US Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden.
Terming the recent talks
between India and Pakistan as encouraging, a top Pentagon official has expressed hope that the discussions will continue.
A top Pentagon official said there is concern throughout the region with the growth of China.
Admiral Mike Mullen said Pakistan`s tribal regions are still providing shelter to terrorist groups.
The increase in violence comes as the United States starts drawing down its forces in Afghanistan.
The US will remain a pacific power, the top US military chief has said in a
remark aimed at sending a clear message to China.
The US-Pak military ties are at a `very difficult` crossroads, a top US army
commander said, with the path to retrieve them not yet clear.
Encouraged by growing strength of Indo-US military ties, a top Pentagon official said the relationship needs to be taken from strength to strength.
China`s objection to America`s reconnaissance flights over South China Sea will not deter US from flying in international air space, Mullen said.
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