New envoy urges US to bail out Pakistan

Ex-BU professor facing tough task

By Farah Stockman, Globe Staff | November 10, 2008

WASHINGTON – With Pakistan teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, Husain Haqqani put on a powder blue tie and made his pitch. A quick infusion of US cash, he said, would ensure that Pakistan will be able to afford to keep up its expensive military operations near the Afghan border.

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