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Donors Bolster Pakistan's Flagging Economy

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Donors Bolster Pakistan's Flagging Economy

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Donors Bolster Pakistan's Flagging Economy

Donors Bolster Pakistan's Flagging Economy

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Pakistan is getting more development money from international donors. Led by the U.S. and Japan, the group pledged more than $5 billion on Friday to help Pakistan's troubled economy, and fight the spread of terrorism in the islamic nation and neighboring Afghanistan. Maria Kuusisto, an analyst with Eurasia Group, explains to Steve Inskeep why Pakistan needs aid so urgently.