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May 20th, 2009
01:47 PM ET

Is U.S. aid being diverted to Pakistan's nuclear program?

On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced $110 million in humanitarian aid for Pakistani refugees.

The U.S. has been supporting the Pakistani government in its fight against the Taliban, giving it aid to fight the counterinsurgency. While testifying at the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing today, Clinton was asked if there was reason to believe that the aid given to the Pakistani government intended for fighting the Taliban and al Qaeda, was actually being diverted to the country's nuclear program. Here's what she had to say:

And in this video, CNN's Chris Lawrence looks at satellite photos that indicate Pakistan is building a nuclear reactor.


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  1. michael mullins

    Why is no one talking about the 17 to 30 year old men heading to the refugee camps from the swat valley these guys are militants living amoung the civilians. Watch the videos of the of who is fleeing the swat valley in trucks

    May 20, 2009 at 1:04 pm |