US supported Sharif ,, The Coup that removed him was not US desire
US didn't get friendly again with Pakistan until after 9-11 when it was important to have access to Pakistani Air Space and bases/support
Originally Posted by Blackhawkswincup
Sharif made mistake of going against very powerful forces in Pakistani military. He had no real power base of support in Pakistani military (Despite good relations with military as prime minister)
Once he threatened the higher powers in Pakistan military circles and there power/influence they moved against him
This basically summarizes it all nicely.
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