The bottom line is it's a program that can be taken advantage of by hostile intelligence officers or terroristsU.S. visa lottery called security threat Apr 30, 2004
We look forward to fostering goodwill between the people of Pakistan and the United States and working together to effectively address Pakistan's political, economic, development and security challengesGoodwill links U.S., Pakistan, envoy says Jun 11, 2010
Pakistan has begun to accept intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support from the U.S. military for COIN [counterinsurgency] operationsLeaks reveal U.S. forces in Pakistan units May 21, 2011
Anne Woods Patterson (born 1949) is an American diplomat and career Foreign Service Officer. She currently serves as the United States Ambassador to Egypt. She previously served as acting United States Ambassador to the United Nations in 2005 and as United States Ambassador to Pakistan from July 2007 to October 2010.
Patterson was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She attended The Hockaday School in Dallas, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College and attended graduate school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for one year. Patterson is married to David R. Patterson, a retired Foreign Service officer. The couple have two children.
Patterson entered the Foreign Service in 1973.