Pakistan bends again as it grants US warplanes access to its skies

//Pakistan bends again as it grants US warplanes access to its skies

Pakistan bends again as it grants US warplanes access to its skies

In a second major move in recent months to fix ties with the United States, Pakistan has granted permission for American warplanes to use its airspace in support of forces fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. The reinstatement of a 20-year-old arrangement saw Pakistani airspace used by American warplanes on at least one occasion during the first week of May to bomb Taliban forces engaged in a major anti-government offensive in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, several renowned Pakistani…

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