via Expert warns against Trump’s Pakistan threat: ‘They are going ballistic about this’ – AOL News

President Donald Trump’s threat to cut aid to the Palestinians and nuclear-armed ally Pakistan is not simply a case of saving a few hundred million dollars spent on problems in faraway countries, analysts and former officials said Wednesday.

One expert warned that such a move could drive impoverished refugees into the arms of extremists and further destabilize the Middle East.

Meanwhile, the chairman of Pakistan’s Senate Defense Committee branded Trump as the “mercurial leader of a declining superpower” and accused him of “raving and ranting.”

via Expert warns against Trump’s Pakistan threat: ‘They are going ballistic about this’ – AOL News

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