Category: Pakistan

Pakistan/Terrorism: 15 terrorists killed in U.S. drone strike

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Pakistani media informed that early on Monday a U.S. drone targeted a terrorist military compound in Mir Ali located in North Waziristan, 25 kilometers from Miramshah. It appears that the drone fired two missiles killing 15 terrorists, the death toll and the drone strike have…

Pakistani intelligence helping Taliban: NATO report

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ABC: A leaked NATO report has provided further evidence that Pakistan’s ISI security service has been helping the Taliban. The report, which will further strain ties between Western powers and Islamabad, is the result of interrogations of thousands of Taliban…

Former Pakistan Army Chief Reveals Intelligence Bureau Harbored Bin Laden in Abbottabad

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Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 9 Issue: 47 In spite of denials by the Pakistani military, evidence is emerging that elements within the Pakistani military harbored Osama bin Laden with the knowledge of former army chief General Pervez Musharraf and possibly…

Pakistan/Terrorism: Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for kidnapping of U.S. citizen

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The information agency Reuters reported on Friday on its website that Al-Qaeda’s leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, released a video statement in which he claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of U.S. citizen, Warren Weinstein. To recall, Weinstein, a USAID contractor, was kidnapped inLahore, Pakistan, on  August 13.

Pak nukes being moved around in unsecured vans

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Nervous about losing their nuclear bombs to snatch teams from either the US or India, Pakistan goes to elaborate lengths to protect them, even moving them around in unmarked, unprotected vehicles, according to a news report.

China uneasy over US regional moves

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Recently, a number of Chinese analysts have argued U.S. diplomatic and military actions in the region—including Washington’s efforts to assure allies in response to North Korean attacks, its engagement with Vietnam and other countries in Southeast Asia, and its statements…

Intelligence wars: ISI vs CIA

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During a one-on-one meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Ashfaq Parvez Kayani during a meeting of NATO military chiefs in Seville on September 16, Mike Mullen, Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff accused the Inter-Services-Intelligence (ISI) of helping Jalaluddin…

Questions Raised About Haqqani Network Ties with Pakistan

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The villain responsible for the raft of violence against US targets in Kabul has been identified – and the finger points directly to a shadowy insurgent group and, by extension, to Pakistan’s intelligence agency.

Chinese Firms Aiding Pakistani Ballistic Missile Work: Cables

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Newly leaked U.S. State Department cables indicate that a number of Chinese firms have sold or attempted to sell equipment to Pakistan that could be used to improve its ballistic missiles, the Indian Express reported on Sunday (see GSN, July 14).