in the vain hope that at least some might stick. The fact that Pakistan and the US are effectively alongside on nuclear and al queda issues is not simply because of Obama's foreign aid policy but the US' foreign policy for the last 5 decades, which has been positively supportive of successive Pakistani regimes, military and democratic. Original proliferation via Pakistan can be traced to Reagan's regime and today Obama simply follows in the footsteps of Bush who asked for assistance from Pakistan against the Taliban but never got it. Obama used a little more carrot and got just that.
Israeli troops shoot, injure Palestinian crossing Gaza border fence (Haaretz)
from the article: Syria is shipping Scud missiles to Hezbollah