Posts Tagged ‘ISI’

‘Taliban’s Godfather’ Rush Mullah Omar to Karachi Hospital

Though “Pakistani intelligence, military and law enforcement personnel continue to hunt down wanted Al-Qaeda and Taliban figures and will apprehend anyone if and when we have hard intelligence,” at least one private intelligence agency tells the Washington Post that Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar was treated for a heart attack in a Karachi hospital earlier […]

WikiLeaks Publishes 90,000 Confidential Pages About U.S. and Afghanistan

Due to an alleged breach in security, anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has somehow gained access to the largest collection of war documents about a war that is still in progress about the U.S. Mission in Afghanistan. The files soon to be hosted online can currently be downloaded here in CSV, SQL, or KML format. The documents, […]

High Level Pakistani Officials Continue to Sabotage Afghanistan and Support Taliban

Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence has long been accused of funding, training, and sustaining the Taliban, but now come reports that even current Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is supportive of the insurgent group decimating his neighboring nation. This despite the statements by the current Pakistani Ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani, that the people of […]

Karzai Says “Welcome” to “Dear Taliban Brothers” at Peace Jirga

Speaking at the first day of the Peace Jirga at Kabul Polytechnic University, Afghan President Hamid Karzai addressed the Taliban directly, going so far as to refer to them as brothers from the same soil. Karzai’s rhetoric of fraternity proves all the more precarious as the Taliban launched an attack in Kabul as the first […]

Should Afghanistan Be Having a Peace Jirga With Pakistan?

Gender and Development Specialist for the Canadian International Development Agency in Kabul, 27 year old Wazhma Frogh, recently wrote an editorial for the BBC analyzing the possibilities of success for Afghanistan’s upcoming “Peace Jirga.” Ms. Frogh, who was a victim of gender discrimination in her home in Afghanistan and the refugee camps of Pakistan, seems […]