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AFP, WASHINGTON

The report trod carefully on uneasy US anti-terror ally Pakistan, following pointed criticisms of Islamabad’s nuclear safety and other areas of policy revealed in the US cables published by WikiLeaks and other reports.

Progress in the Washington--Islamabad alliance had been “substantial,” but “uneven” in the last year, and some adjustments were necessary, the report said.

“For instance, the denial of extremist safe havens will require greater cooperation with Pakistan along the border with Afghanistan,” the report said.

The war faces waning public support: Sixty percent of Americans surveyed in an ABC News/Washington Post poll released on Thursday said they believe that the war is not worth fighting, up 7 points since July.

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