Q: But just a day before Secretary Panetta's statement, Ambassador Sherry Rehman said that Pakistan will be the first casualty of an irresponsible troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Do you have a comment on that?
MS. NULAND: Well, I think this simply speaks to the fact that we really have to — all of us, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the NATO ISAF family — concert our efforts and go after terrorists wherever they are.
incident, which obviously raised tensions. You'll see references to some of the kidnappings that we've seen since the last warning. So this is not a report card. It's designed to be a factual report of some of the incidences that guide our continued warning to Americans. The fundamental warning hasn't changed.
Joint Media Availability With Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Singaporean Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam Following Their Bilateral Meeting
Q: Thank you, Madam Secretary. Firstly, could you tell us what you think about this recent ISAF report that details, from Taliban detainees, cooperation between the Taliban and Pakistan? And then also, we realize that today the U.N. Security Council will be discussing the resolution on Syria. Yesterday the Russian ambassador, after hearing your comments, said that the U.N. Security Council can't endorse the Arab League plan in a resolution. If the Russians will refuse to endorse the Arab League plan as you're calling for, do they bear responsibility for the continued bloodshed there? Thank you.