Inter-Services Intelligence

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  • In Pakistan, signs praise spies as nation changes

    On city streets in Pakistan, a curious sight has appeared in recent days: posters bearing the faces of the country's two most powerful generals that profess love for the military and its spying arm.


  • Pakistani journalists protest for their colleague Hamid Mir, who was shot and injured by gunmen in Karachi on Saturday, Monday, April 21, 2014 in Karachi, Pakistan. Police in Pakistan said gunmen shot the famous television talk show host amid a wave of attacks on journalists in the country. Police say Hamid Mir, a host on the private television broadcaster Geo, was wounded in the attack Saturday, April 19, 2014, near Karachi's airport. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

    Pakistan's army wants TV news channel shut down

    Pakistan's powerful army has asked a government regulator to shut down a leading private news channel over what the military calls "false" reports that the country's intelligence service shot one of its top anchors.


  • ** FILE ** In this Dec. 24, 1998, photo, Muslim militant and al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden speaks to a selected group of reporters in mountains of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rahimullah Yousafzai)

    Bin Laden moved freely in Pakistan, was stopped for speeding

    After his escape from Afghanistan, and while being the most wanted man on Earth, Osama bin Laden moved around Pakistan's Swat Valley with relative freedom and was even stopped once for speeding, according to a newly leaked draft report from an independent commission of inquiry in Islamabad.


  • **FILE** Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant group the Haqqani network, speaks Aug. 22, 1998, during an interview in Miram Shah, Pakistan. (Associated Press)

    Pakistan-Haqqani ties threaten to thwart U.S.

    Western officials and analysts say U.S. and U.N. pressure is failing to persuade Pakistan to cut its ties to a terrorist network whose attacks coalition forces fear could complicate the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.


  • Pakistani model's nude photo causes fury

    A Pakistani actress who posed in the nude for an Indian magazine with the initials of Pakistan's feared and powerful intelligence agency on her arm has triggered fury across this conservative nation.


  • Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said in Washington on Wdnesday that he is convinced that authorities did not know Osama bin Laden was living among them. (Associated Press)

    Musharraf: U.S. merits bin Laden details

    Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Wednesday that Islamabad needs to do a better job of explaining to the U.S. why Osama bin Laden was found in the country, adding that he remains convinced that Pakistani authorities were unaware of his presence.


  • **FILE** Osama bin Laden is pictured here in Afghanistan in April, 1998. (Associated Press)

    Pakistan seeks case against doctor who helped CIA

    A Pakistani doctor accused of running a vaccination program for the CIA to help track down Osama bin Laden should be put on trial for high treason, a government commission said Thursday, a move likely to anger U.S. officials pushing for his release.


  • Illustration: Gen. Hamid Gul by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    DE BORCHGRAVE: Down goes the US-Pakistan alliance

    Fickle friends and strong enemies at the same time is the hard-to-decipher mojo at either end of the Pakistan-U.S. strategic relationship. Each time relations are said to have reached rock bottom, someone, somewhere continues to dig.


  • Illustration: Pakistan by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    DE BORCHGRAVE: Time to cut to the quick

    As U.S. forces routed the Taliban in Afghanistan in October 2001, a Pakistani two-star general with the Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI) toured the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to warn tribal leaders, "We are next."


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