Tag Archives: ISI

The Haqqani Network and Afghanistan

A must-read article in the NYT profiles the 5,-15,000 strong Haqqani network, the ‘Sopranos’ of the Afghanistan War–a crime syndicate that calls the shots in much of Afgahnistan, particularly in the eastern provinces. It is also seen by the U.S. as … Continue reading

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Top US defense official criticises ISI-Haqqani link

In what is the most open and serious charge levelled against Pakistan since 9/11, Adm. Mike Mullen–chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff–accused Pakistan’s spy agency, the ISI, of directly supporting the insurgents who carried out the deadly attack on the American … Continue reading

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ISI demands CIA stops unilateral activity

Relations between the US and Pakistan’s spy agencies, the CIA and ISI, are at an all-time low following the death of Osama Bin Laden at the hands of Navy Seals, and the Raymond Davis event. The ISI has demanded a … Continue reading

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Pakistan Still Providing Support for Militants

The NYT reports that the Pakistan military continues to support and train a number of militant groups, such as  Lashkar-e-Taiba, Harakat-ul-Mujahedeen and Hizbul Mujahedeen, as proxies against American forces in Afghanistan and Indian forces in Kashmir.

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ISI Ordered Killing of Pakistani Journalist

NYT reports that Obama administration officials believe Pakistan’s ISI ordered the killing of Saleem Shahzad in Islamabad, in an effort to silence criticism.

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‘An open letter to General Pasha’, by Ejaz Haider

Dear General Pasha, I write this letter to you in the wake of the gruesome and gratuitous murder of Syed Saleem Shahzad, friend to many, including myself. The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Directorate, the agency you head, is being accused of … Continue reading

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The Secret Power of Pakistan’s ISI

Article here from the BBC on the secret power of Pakistan’s formidable spy agency the ISI, which appears to operate within its own sovereign impunity. Outrage at the agency has reached boiling point recently, since missing Pakistan journalist Saleem Shahzad … Continue reading

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