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Some new troubles to tell you about for the strained relationship between the US and Pakistan its center is.
On top Pakistani journalist who disappeared a few weeks ago there is his picture.
Well now the New York Times reports Pakistani intelligence ordered him killed.
Because he reported that the military had been infiltrated by militant groups Conner Powell is streaming live from Islamabad.
It's already -- pretty bad relations -- John it's no secret that their relationship between packets.
John -- no secret that the relationship between Pakistan and the United States is -- an all time low after the Osama bin Laden raid.
Just about a month or so ago but now it's hitting even rock bottom even further after.
The United States senior officials have told the New York Times that the ISI Pakistan's intelligence wing is involved in the murder rates -- Pakistani journalist saying this is Saleem Shahzad he disappeared a couple weeks ago his body was later found so this -- this -- accusations come.
As people like Hillary Clinton and other senior US officials are trying to reset the relationship to try to get back to -- -- it US officials are calling a new normal but this type of an anonymous quotes and in newspaper -- sort of discrediting the ISI accusing them of murder really undermine the relationship that they're trying to rebuild here -- between the United States and Pakistan and pakistanis not surprisingly have denied any involvement in this murder in the death of this is -- but it is causing a great deal of anger between.
The -- -- and the Americans here there is a lot of finger pointing.
There is really no effort at this point that you can see it sort of at any level to reset this relationship there's a lot of backbiting a lot of pointing the finger behind the scenes and right now two sides need each other jest really because of the war in Afghanistan.
The relationship is only getting worse John.
Well is there any bright spot I mean any part of the relationship that's improving.
-- there are some bright spots you know according to US officials there is -- -- early relationship between the the civilian counterparts sort of -- the civilian now -- leadership here in Pakistan.
-- reportedly has somewhat of a better relationship.
Then -- -- the military here does but the military has such a bad relationship with the United States that it's tough to have anything that would be worse there is some cooperation along the Pakistan Afghanistan border between United States Afghanistan and Pakistan -- But for the most part there are very few.
Parts of this relationship John.
Conner Powell streaming live for us from Islamabad.
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