U.S. weighs Pakistani blowback as it piles pressure on Islamabad

U.S. weighs Pakistani blowback as it piles pressure on IslamabadBy Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is examining ways to mitigate any Pakistani retaliation as it piles pressure on Islamabad to crack down on militants, a senior U.S. official said on Friday, cautioning that U.S. action could extend beyond a new freeze in aid. Pakistan is a crucial gateway for U.S. military supplies destined for U.S. and other troops fighting a 16-year-old war in neighboring, landlocked Afghanistan.



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