Skip to comments.Sale Of F-16 Aircraft To Pakistan Sign Of 'Burgeoning Relationship:' Pentagon
Posted on 04/30/2010 9:49:16 PM PDT by ErnstStavroBlofeld
The Pentagon says the impending sale of F-16 fighter aircraft to Pakistan is a sign of burgeoning relationship between the two countries, that has clearly been evolving week by week.
"The F-16 sale is a sign of this burgeoning relationship between us and increased defense cooperation between our two countries. So the personnel that are going there in advance of the arrival of those planes is to assist the Pakistanis so that they can operate these sophisticated warplanes," said Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell.
Morrell also noted the "great strides" made over the past few weeks to try to accelerate reimbursement payments for coalition support funds to the Pakistanis as another sign of progress in U.S.-Pakistan relationship.
In this regards he said about $600 million was en route or would soon be en route in the next few weeks to Pakistan to reimburse them for their military operations (in the north-western region bordering Afghanistan) over the past year.
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It’s not a burgeoning relationship until they turn them against us. I hope we hid an ‘off switch’ somewhere the plane.
They got money for nukes and corruption, but we got to bribe them to enforce their own border? ( Well, I suppose we can’t talk, what with our Mexican border and ‘conservatives’ like McCain being human doormats and all.)
Support the muslim country so they can intimidate India.
This is a mighty dangerous game being played by our muslim president.