At a recent meeting of an international terrorist financing watchdog, Islamabad lost support of close allies China and Saudi Arabia, exposing the country to the risk of economic fallout.
The US push to put a motion to place Pakistan on a global terrorist-financing watchlist comes at a time when Washington itself is accused by NATO ally Turkey of supporting, arming and financing a terror organisation on Syria's northern border.
In his first tweet of the year, Trump pledges to put a stop to aid to Pakistan claiming the US has gotten nothing in return.
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