How international and local media reported Imran, Trump war of words


Karachi: United States President Donald Trump tirade against Pakistan made headlines in numerous local and international publications.

“They don’t do a thing for us,” said Trump about Pakistan in an interview on Fox News Sunday to anchor Chris Wallace. The US president’s remarks came after he tried to defend his government’s decision to reduce military aid for Pakistan.

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Amid the meeting, Trump asserted that Pakistan, in spite of knowing the whereabouts of Osama Bin Laden, harbored the psychological oppressor in Abbottabad before the US commandos, in the long run, gunned him down in an attack in 2011.

The president advocated that the choice to cut off guide for Pakistan came because of Pakistan’s ineptitude in disposing of container Laden.

The verbal duel between the two pioneers heightened when Prime Minister Imran Khan struck back and featured that Pakistan is among the few partners who endured 75,000 setbacks in the US War on Terror in Afghanistan.

‘Pakistan Angered By Trump ‘s Claims That It Does Nothing For US’
The New York Times

On the event, media outlets all inclusive revealed the occurrence with alternate points of view. Driving American day by day The New York Times canvassed PM Imran’s rejoinder in a feature that perused ‘Pakistan Angered By Trump Claims That It Does Nothing For US’.


Be that as it may, the NYT pegged the underlying story with Trump comments on Pakistan to the US president’s refusal to sit for a meeting in the Russia test. Comfortable end of the article, however, the distribution featured Trump feedback coordinated at US Navy SEAL administrator William H McRaven for not “catching the driving force behind the 9/11 assaults”.

Pakistan calls US agent after Trump tirade

The news outlet, be that as it may, finished up their piece without including Trump shock towards Pakistan. It just determined Wallace’s inquiry to the president, of whether he would give any credit to Pakistan for bringing canister Laden down.

Trump says ‘obviously’ the U.S. ought to have gotten container Laden sooner

Washington Post


Washington Post, on the event, broke the underlying story with accentuation that US ought to have gotten canister Laden sooner. “Trump says ‘obviously’ US ought to have gotten container Laden sooner,” the Post announced. Furthermore, the distribution expressly expressed the president’s subsequent tweet in which he kept up that “Pakistan and Afghanistan were among numerous nations that take from the US without giving consequently”. The story additionally secured Trump tweet that gotten out Pakistan for not educating the US about canister Laden’s whereabouts regardless of being paid millions.

Indian media calls it the “bluntest denunciation of Pakistan by a sitting US president”

Other international publications including Indian news outlets took a rather negative view of the tirade and presented a perspective more in line with their domestic audience.

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Hindustan Times and India Today detailed likewise on the dropping out between the two leads of the states. Trump’s words that “they don’t complete a damn thing for us” remained the most prevalent feature that flashed over the web.

Hindustan Times especially indicated that the US pulled back about $2 billion in the military guide to Pakistan prior this year for not making a move against ‘fear-based oppressors’ working from its dirt. The distribution further articulated that the “US president hit out at Pakistan for giving a place of refuge to ‘operators of mayhem’s and cautioned Islamabad that it has ‘a lot to lose’ by harboring psychological militants”.


India Today named the scene to be the “bluntest condemnation of Pakistan by a sitting US president”.

Nearby media alludes to the episode as ‘tirade against Pakistan’

While the greater part of the western and Indian media voiced the issue just as they were maintaining Trump account, the neighborhood media alluded to the occurrence as ‘tirade against Pakistan’, conveying the country’s advantages to fore.

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In any case, the inclusion wasn’t constrained to the US president’s comments alone. PM Imran’s counter to Trump allegations additionally made swells.

International media’s coverage on PM Imran’s rebuttal against Pakistan

Washington Post, once again, reported on the incident by specifying figures from the premier’s tweet that Pakistan suffered 75,000 casualties and lost $123 billion in the US WoT.

The Post further mentioned PM Imran’s claims that “no Pakistani was involved in the September 11 attacks and that the US only provided a ‘minuscule’ sum in military aid”.

Newswire service Reuters also covered backlash on the US president by the premier in a headline that read “Pakistan PM Imran Khan lashes out at Trump ‘tirade’”.


On the other hand, Voice of America, in a news article, termed the prime minister’s response as ‘slamming’ of “Trump denunciation of Pakistan’s anti-terror efforts”. VOA further stated that “Washington is making Islamabad “a scapegoat” for US “failures” in Afghanistan”.


The international media did not provide coverage to the two ministers though.


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