pakistani intelligence

Pakistan Names New Military Intelligence Chief

ISLAMABAD, Dec 12 – Pakistan has named a new head of its powerful military Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI), two weeks after replacing the chief of army staff in a significant shift for the military that wields huge influence. Lt. Gen Naveed Mukhtar was appointed as director-general of the ISI, replacing Lt. Gen Rizwan Akhtar, who

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Pakistan Information Minister Removed Over Newspaper Leak That Angered Army

By Asad Hashim and Sheree Sardar ISLAMABAD, Oct 29 – Pakistani Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has been removed from office over a newspaper leak that sparked a rift between the army and the government earlier this month, the prime minister’s office said on Saturday. Two sources from the Information Ministry told Reuters that Rashid had

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Declassified U.S. Document Suggests Pakistani Link to Attack on CIA Agents

By David Alexander WASHINGTON, April 15 – A Pakistani intelligence officer paid $200,000 to an extremist network to facilitate a deadly suicide bomb attack on CIA operatives at a base in Afghanistan in 2009, according to a declassified U.S. government document obtained by an independent research group. The heavily redacted document obtained by the National

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