The CIA has disclosed that surveillance intercepts show Pakistani Intelligence officials planning the attack on India’s embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan — an attack that killed 54 people. The evidence also implicates the service in working with militants in Afghanistan and leaking American efforts to track down terrorists. It is a rare disclosure that is clearly designed to force action against the spy service.
The Directorate of Inter-Services Intelligence, or ISI, has long been accused of helping terrorists, including those connected to Al Qaeda. The Pakistani government was also accused recently of a cover-up in the development of a nuclear program with A.Q. Kahn. Kahn has gone public with statements that the Pakistanis lied to the U.S. and used him as a scapegoat for its nuclear proliferation efforts. He was promptly gagged by the government, click here.
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