Washington, which says some of these groups operate within Pakistani borders, wants the government of new Prime Minister Imran Khan to do more.
The administration of US President Donald Trump has decided to cancel $300m in military assistance to Pakistan.
But Islamabad says the $300m is money it spent helping the US in its fight against armed groups.
The Trump administration has recently cut aid to several other countries for multiple reason as well.
But what are the consequences of this policy?
Presenter: Elizabeth Puranam
Simbal Khan – security analyst
Aparna Pande – director of the Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia at the Hudson Institute
Mosharraf Zaidi – political analyst and development practitioner
Source: Al Jazeera News