Pipeline diplomacy with Iran and Pakistan

Ali, Saleem H. (2012, March 07). Pipeline diplomacy with Iran and Pakistan. The World Post, .

Author Ali, Saleem H.
Title Pipeline diplomacy with Iran and Pakistan
Newspaper The World Post
Publication date 2012-03-07
Section World
Place of publication New York, NY, USA
Publisher Huffington Post Media Group; The Berggruen Institute on Governance
Language eng
Formatted abstract
The Obama administration continues to be chagrined with Pakistan and yet has asked Congress for $1 billion in assistance with energy infrastructure projects in the country this past week. How could this be countenanced in times of economic stress and ostensible Pakistani defiance of U.S. demands on counter-terrorism? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton explained before a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations that the requested funds were aimed to assist with a gas pipeline project from Turkmenistan to Pakistan via Afghanistan. The alternative, she feared, was that Pakistan would choose to buy gas from a pipeline being built by Iran with financial support from the Chinese Export-Import Bank...
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