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United States and Pakistan relations

  • Soviet Influence and Military aid.

    Once free from Britain, Pakistan reached out to Joesph Stalin and the Soviet Union. In 1950 Prime Minister Ali Kahn payed his first visit to the US, and President Harry Truman. Throughout 1950, Pakistan frequently asked for military aid rather civilian.
  • CIA establishment

    President Truman requested Prime Minister Ali Khan to but a CIA base, to keep an eye on soviet union. Ali Khan refused, prompting the U.S. to began the planning to assassinate Ali Khan to remove him from the country's politics once and for all. No evidence is to support that the US did. (But they probably did)
  • US offers Pakistan as an ally.

    United States assessed Pakistan as "a volunteer army of 3,000,000... It is not neutral but an anti-communist... As a possible ally for US, Pakistan displays a tempting picture of power — potential and actual.
  • Military Aid

    United States signed a Mutual Defense Assistance Agreement with Pakistan.
  • Eisenhower's desire for military base.

    President Dwight Eisenhower kindly requested Prime minister Suhravardie to lease a military base to make preparations for spy operations and to coordinate secret signal intelligence flights to gain intelligence on Soviet Union's ballistic missiles.
  • Spy Plane

    Ayub Khan gave aproval to U.S. to fly a spy mission to Soviet Union.
  • Cold War relations

    The United States cautiously supported Pakistan during the 1971 war although congress kept in place an arms embargo.[
  • Indo-Pakistani War of 1971

    The United States deployed the Task Force-74 of the United States Seventh Fleet, when it became apparent that Pakistan was losing the war.
  • Jimmy Carter is elected.

    During the 1976 presidential election, Carter was elected as U.S. President, and his very inaugural speech Carter announced the determination to seek the ban of nuclear weapons. With Carter's election, Prime Minister Bhutto lost all links to United States administration he had through President Nixon.
  • Repression of Socialism

    Carter, an anti-socialist, tightened the embargo placed on Pakistan and placed a pressure through the United States Ambassador to Pakistan, Brigadier-General Henry Byroade.
  • Atomic Proliferation

    Bhutto of Pakistan contiunued atomic bomb project in spite of U.S. emargo. Carter theartens to disrupt the process of atomic building and they did not come to an agreement.
  • God relationship in the 80's

    U.S. and Pakistan had a warm and corgial relationship.
  • Pressler amendment

    U.S. imposes sactions on Pakistan
  • Pakistan reaches nuclear capability

    Prime misiter Nawaz Sharif conducted nuclear test in Balochristian. U.S. was not happy, and increased emargos.
  • 9/11

    After 9/11 attacks Pakistan becomes important ally to U.S.
  • Pakistan becomes non-Nato ally and Drone attacks

    President George Bush officially declared Pakistan as a non-Nato ally granting it the authority to purchase strategic and advanced military equipments. Used drone strikes to target Pakistani Taliban. The strikes have also resulted in latge civilian deaths and caused much opposition from Pakistanis.
  • US accusations

    US on several occasions accused Pakistan Army to tip the Taliban and pro-Taliban factions off on US operations.
  • Death of Bin Laden

    Osama bin Laden was killed in an operation conducted by US Navy Seals in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
  • US blocks momney to Pakistan

    US lawmakers in the House of Representatives debating the National Defence Authorisation Act voted 412-1 for an amendment that could block up to $650 million in proposed payments to Pakistan unless Islamabad lets coalition forces resume shipment of war supplies across its territory.
  • Still Finding Taliban

    Today the United States are still trying to find taliban in Pakistan