Even state-run media in Iran has put the number of demonstrators in Tehran at “hundreds of thousands.” One British newspaper reports that there were a million demonstrators in Tehran yesterday.
The legislation provides the resources to add 1500 new Foreign Service officers over the next two years.
“We need to forge a true strategic partnership with Pakistan and its people, strengthen Pakistan’s democratic government, and work to make Pakistan a source of stability in a volatile region,” said Howard L
“I congratulate the people of Lebanon in advance of their parliamentary elections this coming Sunday.
“This legislation would massively expand economic, social and democracy assistance to Pakistan, and also provide a significant increase in military assistance,” Committee Chairman Howard L. Berman (D-CA) said.