Pakistan and to put aside a history of mistrust and join Washington in an alliance against Islamic extremists at a White House meeting on Wednesday, senior administration officials said.will urge the leaders of
By David Alexander
Offering billions of dollars in Taliban allies pose an existential threat and press Pakistani President and to toughen their response, the officials said.and civilian aid, Obama will warn that al Qaeda and its
“He’s going to make the obvious general points that have to be said and carry such enormous weight when they are said by the president of the United States — that these two countries have to work together for their mutual benefit, despite their history, despite the suspicions,” said one official.
The White House gathering, part of Obama’s new strategy for the U.S. war against al Qaeda, could produce specific agreements for cooperation on policing and border issues, the officials said.