HaqqaniPakistan's Ambassador to the U.S., Husain Haqqani, fiercely defended his country's commitment to the war on terror Sunday on CNN's State of the Union, and downplayed recent attempts by Pakistani militants to sabotage U.S. and NATO troops.
"I do not expect this blockade to continue for too long," Haqqani told host Candy Crowley. He later added that he expected the situation -- in which Pakistani militants are attempting to cut off supplies to U.S. and NATO troops-- will end in the "next few days."
Haqqani also told Crowley that he doesn't intend to "insult" her profession, but the "24 hour news cycle" is to blame for blowing the situation out of proportion. Haqqani said 70 percent of supplies for troops still move through Pakistan along several other routes.Read More »from Pakistani Ambassador downplays attacks on U.S. and NATO troops