Inter-Services Intelligence

Latest Inter-Services Intelligence Items
  • ** 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."


  • Supporters of the Pakistani religious party Jamaat-e-Islami rally Friday to condemn the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, in Lahore, Pakistan. Osama bin Laden was killed by a helicopter-borne U.S. military force on Monday, in a fortress-like compound on the outskirts of Pakistani city of Abbottabad. (Associated Press)

    Evidence at bin Laden's home raises nuclear concerns

    Intelligence analysts are sifting through phone numbers and email addresses found at Osama bin Laden's compound to determine potential links to Pakistani government and military officials while U.S. officials and analysts raise concerns about the safety of Pakistan's nuclear materials.


  • Troops of Pakistan army patrol in Mingora, capital of Pakistan's troubled Swat Valley Friday April 17, 2009. Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden and other militants bent on overthrowing Arab governments and battling U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be welcomed and protected in Pakistan's Swat Valley, Taliban spokesman Muslim Khan said days after Pakistan agreed to impose Islamic law there to end bloodshed.(AP Photo/B.K.Bangash)

    CHELLANEY: After bin Laden, proof terror threat based in Pakistan's heartland

    The killing of Osama bin Laden by U.S. special forces in a helicopter assault on a sprawling luxury mansion near Islamabad is in line with the past capture of other al Qaeda leaders from Pakistani cities, highlighting that the real terrorist sanctuaries are located not along Pakistans borders with Afghanistan and India but in the Pakistani heartland.


Happening Now