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Postby arun » 20 Jan 2014 20:39

Wall Street Journal reports that Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser, Rangin Dadfar Spanta, has suggested a link between the Mohammadden Terrorist attack of a restaurant in Kabul on the Mohammadden Sabbath of Friday that killed 21 and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and its notorious intelligence agency the ISI / ISID:

Afghan Official Suggests Pakistani Link to Massacre

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Postby arun » 30 Jan 2014 19:47

Bangladesh newspaper, The Daily Star in its reporting on the just concluded trial in the so called “Chittagong Arms Case” implicates the Islamic Republic of Pakistan via her intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISI aka ISID in the plot to arm ULFA terrorists:

ISI in thick of things

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby AjitK » 30 Jan 2014 20:29

Shishir has some good sources. He occasionally posts some information on internal security. Worth a follow.
@sisir_gupta - I am told both US/Brit int agencies are trying to convince India for having a tie-up with ISI as not all terror groups r under its control

Another tweet from him:
Pak is telling Anand Sharma tht non discriminatory market access or MFN will be given to India if MMS comes to Islamabad before LS elections

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby arun » 23 Mar 2014 09:38

The notorious Mohammadden terrorist supporting intelligence arm of the military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISI aka ISID, knew the hideout of Mohammadden terrorist Osama Bin Laden in that country:

ISI chief knew whereabouts of Osama bin Laden's hideout: NYT

The web-link to the cited New York Times article which is an excerpt from a forthcoming book by Carlota Gall is below:

What Pakistan Knew About Bin Laden

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Postby arun » 25 Mar 2014 08:18

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan caught indulging in her national past time of fomenting Mohammadden Terrorism. “Brotherly” Afghanistan accuses the Uniformed Jihadi’s of Pakistan’s military via the notorious intelligence agency, the Inter -Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI , of involvement in last week’s attack on the Serena Hotel in Kabul that killed 9:

"NDS investigations and findings after the tragic incident reveal that Pakistani intelligence services were involved in planning this heinous attack,"


From here:

Afghanistan says Pakistan behind deadly Kabul hotel attack

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby arun » 30 Mar 2014 21:35

Afghanistan's Karzai Steps up Pakistan Accusations

KABUL, Afghanistan March 29, 2014 (AP)

By KATHY GANNON Associated Press

In a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Hamid Karzai accused Pakistan of being behind a recent series of attacks and of blocking his government from striking a peace deal with the Taliban, the Afghan president's office said Sunday. ………………………….

Karzai told Kerry on Saturday the attacks were complex in nature and stage-managed by "foreign intelligence agencies," a reference to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence. He also told Kerry that he did not accept U.S. arguments that it had no influence "over countries that support terrorism," and said U.S. refusal to go after the Pakistani intelligence agency could further hurt U.S. relations with Afghanistan. ……………………………

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby arun » 19 Apr 2014 20:35

X Posted from the “Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014” thread.

Paul wrote:Pak Journo Hamid Mir attacked in Journo per Twitter...


Hamid Mir, prior to this attack, had indicated that if any attempt on his life was made it would be the handiwork of the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Army of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in particular its notorious terrorist supporting intelligence arm the Inter Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISI aka ISID and its head Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam.

……………. Hamid Mir had told his family, friends, colleagues’ army and government officials that if he was attacked the some officials from the ISI and its chief Lt. General Zaheerul Islam would be responsible.

Speaking to Geo News Hamid Mir’s brother, Amir Mir said the senior anchor had visited him and informed him of a plan by ISI chief Lt. General Zaheerul Islam to assassinate him. ……………..


From Geo News here:

Hamid Mir shot, injured in Karachi

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby arun » 24 Apr 2014 08:53

Even during the infrequent interregnums of democracy in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Punjabi dominated Military run amok and terrorise civilians, journalists included. Seems the ” Jihad Fi Sabilillah” or translated “Jihad in the Path of Allah” part of the motto of Uniformed Jihadi’s of “Iman, Taqwa, Jihad Fi Sabilillah” or “Faith, Piety and Jihad in the Path of Allah” provides cover for killing Journalists.

Mohammed Hanif, BBC Urdu's special correspondent based in Karachi and author of “A Case of Exploding Mangoes” writing in the UK’s Guardian:

The Hamid Mir case: 'In Pakistan, they used to censor journalists – now they shoot us'

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby arun » 30 Apr 2014 17:09

Reuters reports that the notorious intelligence arm of the uniformed Jihadi’s of the Punjabi dominated Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISI aka ISID has been intimidating journalists:

Amnesty: Pakistan should investigate spy agency over journalist attacks

Excerpt from the cited Amnesty International report titled “‘A BULLET HAS BEEN CHOSEN FOR YOU’ : ATTACKS ON JOURNALISTS IN PAKISTAN”:

“Say whatever you like about politicians, you can even criticise the Army. But the ISI, you can never say a bad word against them.”


………. no state actor is more feared by journalists than the Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence of the Pakistan Armed Forces or ISI, the military’s powerful and secretive premier intelligence service. Dozens of journalists from across Pakistan and working in all media platforms and for outlets big and small complained to Amnesty International about human rights violations – harassment, intimidation or attacks – they claimed they suffered at the hands of the ISI. On the basis of detailed investigations into these cases, it appears that journalists are particularly at risk of abuse by the ISI if they expose security lapses by the military, its alleged links to armed groups like the Taliban, or human rights violations by security forces in Balochistan and northwest Pakistan, or if they work for foreign media outlets considered by the state to be hostile to Pakistan.


The cited Amnesty International report on which there is a lot more on the ISI / ISID is available at the below link:

‘A BULLET HAS BEEN CHOSEN FOR YOU’ : ATTACKS ON JOURNALISTS IN PAKISTAN

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby arun » 21 May 2014 21:26

X Posted from the Pakistan Role In Global Terrorism thread owing to mention of ISI aka ISID by Thomas Joscelyn and David Sedney.

PTI Reports that testimony given at a US Congressional hearing implicates the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s in indulging in Mohammadden Terrorism targeting India and others:

Pak supports terrorist groups: Former US official

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Washington, May 21, 2014

Washington: Pakistan supports groups that carry out terrorists activities, a former US counter-terrorism official has said, citing the close linkage it has with outfits like LeT that carried out the Mumbai terror attacks.

"Pakistan is unique because of the various groups that are there that have been supported by the Pakistani state, groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba that have attacked in India, directed by Pakistani intelligence, murdering people in a hotel in Mumbai," Michael Sheehan, who was Coordinator for Counter-terrorism with the rank and status of Ambassador-at-Large from 1998 to 2000 at the US State Department, told lawmakers during a Congressional hearing on Monday.

"This is a unique situation where a state is actually involved in these organisations that are part of this stew I talked about earlier that directly threaten us," said Sheehan, who is currently Distinguished Chair, Combating Terrorism Center, US Military Academy at West Point.

Responding to a question from Congressman Scott Perry on direct links between members of the Pakistani government and the terrorist organisations, Sheehan said there is likely because of the decades old links between them.

"It's possible, especially the organizations that they might arm to attack in Kashmir or in India. Those same type of weapon systems can then be turned against us. But I don't believe the Pakistani army, the Pakistani government would count on such an activity. It would come from below perhaps from a rogue. I don't see any evidence of that happening right now. It's something we have to keep an eye on," Sheehan said.

Thomas Joscelyn, senior fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, told lawmakers that these terrorist organizations are a wing of the ISI. He alleged that there is direct relationship between parts of the military intelligence establishment in Pakistan and al-Qaeda.

"I think those relationships do exist. I think the best way to fact-check that and get into what the actual relationship is and how that works is probably to have a more complete discussion about bin Laden's documents, the extensive files that were found in his compound and what they say," he said.

"(Terrorist groups allied with al-Qaeda) are sponsored by the ISI, that are creatures of the ISI establishment, are also allied with al-Qaeda. And that's part of how al-Qaeda gets the strategic depth. I lay it all out in great detail how that works, from the Afghan Taliban to Lashkar-e-Taiba," he said.

David Sedney, the former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia, also alleged the ISI activities in this regard.

He said noted journalist Hamid Mir was the subject of an assassination attempt. Mir, before the assassination attempt, had communicated to his family that if such an assassination attempt took place, it was ISI that was trying to kill him.

"That's the kind of complicated geography of politics and terrorism that the Pakistanis live under.?And this is a country that has some serious structural problems, that, until they are solved, which won't be for years, the al-Qaeda threat is going to remain," he told the lawmakers.


I suspect that the comments are from the hearing of the US Congress Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade titled “Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan: An Enduring Threat” held on May 20th.

Check out full text of witness statements at the below link. The Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s links to Mohammadden Terrorism get multiple mentions:

Subcommittee Hearing: Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan: An Enduring Threat

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby ramana » 22 May 2014 00:04

The real question is what did the former US official do with his knowledge or did he find out only after retirement?

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby arun » 09 Jun 2014 18:39

Afghan security officials link the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to a collaborative effort between the ununiformed Jihadi’s based in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, namely Lashkar e Taiba and “Foreign Intelligence Agencies” presumably the uniformed Jihadi’s of the military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan via their intelligence arm the Inter-Services Intelligence Agency aka ISI aka ISID:

Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba behind attack on Dr. Abdullah

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan denies involvement:

FO rejects Pakistan link to attack on Abdullah

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby arun » 07 Sep 2014 07:13

Green on Green Intra-Mohammadden religion motivated attack on a Mohammadden shrine in Sargodha Cantonment results among others in a Uniformed Jihadi of Brigadier rank getting killed by his Un-uniformed co-religionists. The Uniformed Jihadi, one Brigadier Fazal Rabbani was taking part in a hymn singing session at a Mohammadden shrine run by his brother one Fazal Qadri when it was stormed by Un-uniformed Jihadi’s who shot up the shrine which was having a post evening prayer hymn singing session.

The close familial relationship between members of the Mohammadden religious elite and the Military elite in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is an interesting data point.:

Senior army official among two shot dead in Sargodha attack

Meanwhile twitter feed of Lahore based Express Tribune Journalist Asad Kharal reports that the Uniformed Jihadi of Brigadier rank who was shot dead was one Zahoor Fazal Qadri and was presently serving with the Pakistan Military’s notorious terrorist fomenting intelligence arm, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI :

Army Brigdr Zahoor Qadri serving in #ISI among 2 shot dead,while 6 othrs injurd when armed men stormed Darbar Astana Fazal in Sargodha Cantt


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Postby arun » 07 Sep 2014 14:22

^^^ “The New”s is also reporting link of the Brigadier to “an agency” of the intelligence variety:

Intelligence officer among three shot dead in Sarogodha firing

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby shravan » 20 Sep 2014 16:31

^^
Al-Qaeda claims slaying of ISI brigadier
http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2 ... -brigadier

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby wig » 27 Sep 2014 08:46

Challenges before new ISI chief - There may not be any major shift in his approach

Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar has been appointed the new Director General of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), replacing Lt Gen Zaheer ul Islam, who will retire in November. Given the ongoing political struggle in Islamabad and stories of conspiracy within the establishment against Nawaz Sharif, the appointment of a new ISI chief is likely to elicit interest and questions not only within Pakistan, but also in India.

Will the new ISI chief work with the Prime Minister, as he is constitutionally required to, or remain an extension of the GHQ? More than an analysis of his background - military, ethnic and others -- what needs to be addressed are the enormous challenges facing him, and the institution he will take over.

Unlike Lt Gen Shuja Pasha, there has been no extension for General Islam. General Pasha in effect got two extensions. Though for Gen Raheel Sharif, this is the first "appointment" of his ISI chief, for Nawaz, it is not the case. In fact, his earlier appointment of Gen Ziauddin Butt in 1999 ended up as a disaster for both. Following the coup led by Musharraf, both ended up in jail.

This time, from the way it has happened, one could surmise that Nawaz Sharif did not want to intervene in selecting the new ISI chief. Though technically, ISI chiefs are appointed by the Prime Minister, the latter seldom has a choice. It has always been the recommendation, to be precise, choice of the Army Chief. In this case, instead of sending a panel of three names, Gen Raheel Sharif gave only one name, thereby not providing any space for the Prime Minister to choose. That the announcement of the appointment came from the ISI public relations, rather than the Prime Minister's Office, also underlines the point.

Given the recent political crises, controversies and conspiracies, Nawaz Sharif is less likely to assert himself. The ongoing political crisis led by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri and the "container" protest in Islamabad have weakened Sharif. He was much more confident and in a better political position after his election in 2013 and when he selected General Sharif as the COAS to succeed General Kayani in November 2013. In fact, Nawaz then was confident enough to "choose" Gen Raheel Sharif, superseding two senior Generals - Lt Gen Haroon Aslam and Lt Gen Rashad Mahmood. The former had to resign, while the latter was appointed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.

Also, there have been reports about a conspiracy against Nawaz Sharif within the establishment, where senior Generals were believed to have pressured General Sharif to take over. True or exaggerated, such reports have already caused panic within the PML-N; the latter is also believed to have succumbed to a deal with the military, abrogating decision-making powers on crucial issues.

Hence, the first challenge for the new ISI chief will be to create an impression that he is apolitical and is willing to work with the government, and not against it. The recent record of the ISI-civilian government relationship should be a concern to both. During the tenure of Prime Minister Gilani, there was a short-lived but adventurous effort to bring the ISI under the effective control of the elected government. The much-debated "Memogate" incident also highlights the efforts by the previous government to curb the influence of the ISI. But the ISI and the military have thwarted any such attempts so far.

The second challenge for the new ISI chief is to handle relations with the Taliban and related entities - Al-Qaida, TTP, Punjabi Taliban, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Lashkar-e-Toiba etc. The ongoing military strikes against the TTP demand that the ISI work against neutralising the Pakistani Taliban. However, the long-term interests in Afghanistan, as defined by the establishment, will require that the ISI work closely with the Afghan Taliban. Even many within Pakistan criticise this duplicity and perceive it as the primary source of their contemporary ills. Will the new chief strike a balance?

In the Indo-Pakistan context, one is less likely to see any major shift in the ISI's approach and its linkages with Lashkar-e-Toiba. They will remain the same, irrespective of the new ISI chief.

The third challenge for the new ISI chief is to repair the image of the ISI within Pakistan. From the killing of Syed Shahzad in 2011 to the attack on Hamid Mir early this year, there has been a steady decline of the ISI's stature within Pakistan. What started as a muted criticism after the killing of Shahzad, got blown up after the attempted assassination of Hamid Mir, a senior TV anchor with Geo News. Both Mir and his employer, Geo News, directly and indirectly blamed the ISI for the attempt. In fact, the entire media in Pakistan got divided on the issue and also brought to the fore linkages between journalists and the ISI.

What was once seen as a holy cow and beyond criticism or considered sacrosanct has been discussed in public. Never in its history has the ISI faced such a critique by civilians. The new chief will have to protect this space and keep the ISI above public debate.

The primary issue is not whether the new ISI chief is a professional solider, or an appointee of the COAS or the Prime Minister. Nor is the issue whether he is from a particular ethnic background, or has commanded a particular Corps, or attended a particular course. Both the COAS and the DG-ISI will have to take care of the interests and core demands of their respective institutions; hence they may not be able to completely change the outlook and objectives. Institutions all over the world have a mind of their own; leaders, however apolitical they remain, may not be able to completely change the institutional expectations and pathways. Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar is also likely to be led by the institution that he has been appointed to lead. The institution will guide its driver to navigate. Unlike Parliament and political parties, institutions are more important than individuals as far as the ISI and the military are concerned. That is why the latter is strong and the former is weak

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2014/20140927/edit.htm#5

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby ramana » 28 Sep 2014 03:36

ISI is said to be an Army within an army and a state within a state tasked to do ideological things/special tasks to defend Pakistan.

Nazi SS was a similar outfit created with same ideas in mind.

We need someone to map the ISI to SS and see if we can find the analogues.

The only difference is ISI sees Hindus as the SS saw Jews.

ISI also wipes out all dissenters to the idea of Pakistan: journalists, editors, writers, politicians, artists et al.

Unlike SS leaders who vanished after the defeat in World War II, ISI leaders make their exits while TSP still exists and exert control from the shadows of retirement.

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Postby arun » 08 Nov 2014 18:44

Pakistani origin neurosurgeon pleads guilty. Charge related to his colluding with the Intelligence arm of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s uniformed jihadi’s, the Inter Sevices Directorate aks ISID aka ISI fin covert attempt “to push U.S. foreign policy toward Pakistani control of Kashmir, a region disputed by Pakistan and India.”

Local surgeon Bajwa pleads to federal charge

Anthony Borrelli, aborrelli@pressconnects.com | @PSBABorrelli 6:03 p.m. EST November 7, 2014

A Broome County neurosurgeon pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge of making a false statement to the FBI, related to money he donated to a Pakistani charitable organization.

Dr. Saeed Bajwa, a neurosurgeon for United Health Services and Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton, was indicted in November 2013 for felony counts of conspiracy and false statements. The indictment followed an FBI probe of the Kashmiri American Council, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., which prosecutors say was a front for Pakistani military intelligence.

On Friday, Bajwa, of Endicott, appeared in the U.S. District Court in Eastern Virginia. He is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 27.

He admitted he failed to disclose to the FBI in 2011 that he had earmarked half of his $10,000 donation to a Pakistani nonprofit — the Society for International Help — for a Pakistani woman’s college overseen by his uncle, according to his defense lawyer David Deitch, of Washington, D.C.

The FBI was investigating the Society for International Help and had asked Bajwa whether he or any of his relatives were getting reimbursed for any financial contributions.

As a result of Friday’s guilty plea, the U.S. Attorney’s Office dropped the conspiracy count against Bajwa, which related to tax deductions he claimed for money sent to Pakistani organizations. Prosecutors did not return a request for comment Friday.

Deitch said Friday he was pleased Bajwa could resolve the case by pleading to a “narrow issue” regarding a directed donation to Pakistan. Bajwa has also maintained innocence of the conspiracy charge and was glad to see it dropped, Deitch said.

The case against Bajwa had been set for a jury trial in December. It remains unclear if the conviction will have an impact on Bajwa’s medical licenses, Deitch said.

Bajwa has served as director of neurosurgery at UHS since 1995 and, since 2000, as president of the hospital’s medical staff. He was born in Pakistan but has lived in the Binghamton area since he finished his medical residency in June 1986. He is also in private practice as a neurosurgeon at Southern New York NeuroSurgical Group, P.C., in Johnson City.

Court records from the U.S. Attorney’s Office sketch out an alleged conspiracy that resulted in the charges against Bajwa.

Prosecutors said he was one of 10 “straw donors” who made contributions and charitable donations on behalf of the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate, Pakistan’s military intelligence service that had spent 20 years covertly attempting to push U.S. foreign policy toward Pakistani control of Kashmir, a region disputed by Pakistan and India.

The Kashmiri American Council lobbies for and holds events to promote the cause of self-determination for Kashmir, officials said.

The group’s activities are primarily financed by Pakistani military intelligence, the FBI said when the investigation was announced in July 2011.

The alleged conspiracy also involved Zaheer Ahmad, a U.S. citizen who founded the Shifa International Hospital in Pakistan, prosecutors said. He also served on the Society for International Help board of directors and exerted “significant ... control over its finances,” prosecutors said.

Ahmad arranged for the transfer of at least $3.5 million to the Kashmiri American Council from the Pakistani intelligence agency through the “straw donors” between 1990 and 2011, according to the indictment. Ahmad died in Pakistan in 2011.

The Kashmiri American Council’s director, Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai, also was charged with receiving funds for the organization via money transfers from the “straw donors” at Ahmad’s request, prosecutors said.

The “straw donors” were reimbursed for money transfers through funds Fai received from the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate, prosecutors said.

As part of the conspiracy, Fai provided the “straw donors” letters that stated money transferred to the Kashmiri American Council was tax deductible, court papers said.

Fai pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiracy and endeavoring to impede administration of the tax laws. He was sentenced in March 2012 to two years in federal prison.

Bajwa served on Shifa International Hospital’s board of directors since 2006.

Prosecutors alleged Bajwa fraudulently claimed tax deductions for at least $230,000 in money transfers to the Pakistani hospital between 1993 and 2010, but then received partial reimbursement for the transfers.

Bajwa was also accused of fraudulently claiming tax deductions for about $590,000 that he transferred to the Kashmiri American Council between 1991 and 2011, but also had received partial reimbursements, according to the indictment. Reimbursements were made in the form of stock shares in the Pakistani hospital, according to prosecutors.

Those accusations related to the tax deductions were tied to the conspiracy charge that was dismissed, Deitch said Friday.

In March, Deitch said Bajwa’s donations and investments in Pakistan have helped in the building of hospitals that provide quality medical care that was not previously available in that country. His donations also helped create more than 400 much-needed schools for Pakistani children, Deitch said.

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Postby arun » 21 Nov 2014 20:23

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan may be presently enjoying one of the rarer bouts of not being ruled by the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Nonetheless the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan have so bamboozeled civil society that the media unhesitatingly kowtows to military dictates on what should and should not be published and if published how it should be presented.

Neha Ansari who worked at the Express Tribune reveals that the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan via its notorious intelligence arm, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI got the Express Tribune to support Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri against Prime Minister Nawaz Shariff.

Excerpt:

At the Express Media Group, anything related to Khan and Qadri were inexorably the lead stories on the front page or the hourly news bulletin. I witnessed polls showing support for Sharif being censored, while news stories on the misconduct of the protesters, along with any evidence that support among the protestors for Khan and Qadri was dwindling, were axed. While the BBC was publishing stories about how Qadri's protesters were allegedly being paid and Dawn, the leading English-language Pakistani newspaper -- and the Express Tribune's main competitor -- was writing powerful editorials about the military's role in the political crisis, we were making sure nothing negative about them went to print.

Day after day, my national editor told me about how he received frantic telephone calls late in the evening about what the lead story should be for the next day and what angle the article should take. First, we were told to focus on Khan. "Take this as Imran's top quote," "This should be in the headline," "Take a bigger picture of him" were the specific directives given by the CEO. Shortly after, the news group's owner was agitated that the newspaper had not been focusing enough on Qadri. We later found out that the military establishment was supporting the two leaders equally and the media was expected to do the same.


From Foreign Policy at the below link:

Not Fit To Print : An Insider Account Of Pakistani Censorship

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby arun » 22 Nov 2014 19:17

X Posted from the “Pakistani Role In Global Terrorism” thread.

Our Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, is very explicit and blunt about the role of State Actors of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in fomenting Mohammadden Terrorism in India.

"Terrorism in India is fully Pakistan sponsored. Pakistan says non state actors are involved. But is ISI non-state actor. ISI is aiding terrorism,"


Our Home Minister pointed out that Mohammadden Terrorist Osama Bin Laden could not have lived in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan without support of the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Military via the notorious Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate the ISID aka ISI:

Mr Singh said slain al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden was in Pakistan for a long time and he could not have stayed there without ISI's help.


Lots of other tit bits available:

Pakistan Sponsoring Terrorism, Dawood is in Afghan Border: Rajnath Singh

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby arun » 23 Nov 2014 09:36

^^^ X Posted from the “Pakistani Role In Global Terrorism” thread.

Video of NDTV telecast of our Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s speech, in Hindi, at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2014. See starting 3:45 for comments on the direct role of “State Actors” of the Islamic Republic Of Pakistan in supporting terrorism and terrorists targeting India:

'Want to ask Pakistan - is ISI a non-state actor?': Home Minister Rajnath Singh

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Postby arun » 13 Dec 2014 08:00

The Inter Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI, notorious Mohammadden Terrorist fomenting intelligence arm of the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, seems to be busy in planting stories in their media about Indian links to Mohammadden Terrorism. Interestingly the Newspapers on their part are giving no credit to individual journalists or wire agencies for the stories which normally would have media falling over themselves to take exclusive credit given the spectacular nature of the stories.

Islamic Republic of Pakistan based newspaper the Nation reports that Mohammadden Terrorist group Al Qaeda operates their Pakistan chapter from India rather than Mohammadden Terrorist friendly safe haven, Pakistan, with the headline “India based Al Qaeda behind Naval dockyard attack”.

India based Al Qaeda behind Naval dockyard attack

In an another article also datelined today, Islamic Republic of Pakistan based newspaper the Express Tribune reports India will launch a Mohammadden Terrorist attack on her own citizens in order to blame the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

Sinister scheme: RAW planning attack on Indian soil

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Postby arun » 28 Dec 2014 18:55

kmkraoind wrote:Pakistan Taliban says country's army 'fooled Mujahideen youth for so-called freedom in Kashmir'

In his little over 15-minute long video released before Christmas, Rashid accuses Pakistan Army officers, the "Brahmins" of the force, of treating their juniors as "Shudras".


Video posted on You Tube of Ununiformed Jihadi, namely TTP Commander Adnan Rashid who formerly served with the Pakistan Air Force, delivering his message in English to the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Note 13.00 where a message is delivered to the Intelligence arm of the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan the notorious Mohammadden Terrorist fomenting Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI. The message is “And to the ISI, I say that Gestapo, Savak, and KGB killed and disappeared millions in the name of state integrity, but all failed and you would to.”:

TTP Adnan Rashid - A Message to the Security Forces in Pakistan

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Postby arun » 06 Jan 2015 20:16

Khalistani terrorist holding a Pakistani passport arrested in Pattaya, Thailand at the home of a Pakistani National believed to be an agent of the terrorist fomenting intelligence arm of the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISI aka ISID.

The Khalistani Terrorist is one Jagtar Singh alias Tara Singh alias Gurmeet Singh who escaped from Indian custody while serving time for the killing of Punjab CM Beant Singh and fled to the Islamic Republic for shelter:

Fugitive Indian terrorist captured in Pattaya : Wanted for 1995 Indian bombing that killed 18

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Postby arun » 04 Feb 2015 13:43

Bangladesh kicks out operative of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s notorious Military run intelligence agency the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISI aka ISID working in the Islamic Republic’s Dhaka High Commission who was implicated in financing Mohammadden Terrorism and circulating Forged Indian Currency Notes:

Pak diplomat engaged in anti-Bangladesh activities

By no means is this the first case of a Pakistani operating in a diplomatic mission in the Indian Sub-Continent getting expelled for indulging in Mohammadden Terrorism and/or circulating Forged Indian Currency Notes.

In 2000, Asim Saboor , an Assistant Secretaryin the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Kathmandu Embassy was expelled for possessing Forged Indian Currency Notes:

Nepal expels Pakistani diplomat

In 2001, Mohammad Arshad Cheema, First Secretary in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Kathmandu Embassy was expelled for processing 16kg of explosives:

Nepal expels Pakistan diplomat

In 2003, Mohammed Masood, an upper division clerk in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Kathmandu Embassy was expelled for possessing Forged Indian Currency Notes:

Nepal expels embassy employee

In 2014, Sri Lanka expelled Amir Zubair Siddiqui who was operating in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Colombo High Commission under pressure from India:

Suspected ISI diplomat has left Lanka

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby ramana » 05 Feb 2015 00:54

Is it possible that ISI might itself be circulating fake Pak currency notes to pay of its terrorists?

They already have access to currency note printing presses and paper.

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby JE Menon » 05 Feb 2015 01:03

^^no the good terrorists only accept fake dollars, and the bad ones will have to make do with fake afghanis...

The fake Paki rupees are for the real terrorists of the Pakmilitary, so they can continue fooling their people and ripping them off and as usual blame India for it...

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Postby arun » 07 Feb 2015 11:39

X Posted from the STFUP thread.



When narcotics slip across the Line of Control from Islamic Republic of Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir, it would be prudent of India to investigate if this smuggling attempt was a Mohammadden Terrorist financing ploy conducted by the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Punjabi dominated Military of Pakistan, especially its intelligence arm, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI.

Anyway, narcotics is not the only undesirable thing that trade with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan will bring India.

Trade with the Islamic Republic will also bring into India, Explosives, Arms, Ammunition and Forged Indian Currency Notes. The people to people contact necessary to carry on trade will bring Mohammadden Terrorists, Polio Virus and illegal immigrants belonging to minority Mohammadden sects who are being persecuted in the Islamic Republic for not being pure enough like Ahmadiyya’s The payment mechanism necessary to facilitate trade will bring in financing for Mohammadden terrorism. Then India will have to put up with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan arbitrarily detaining Indian citizens and assets out of nothing but pique as reported in this case and also in the case the last time drugs were seized by India.

Best that India stop all trade and contact with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Trade with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan simply has too much of a downside.

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Postby arun » 17 May 2015 21:09

German government controlled media outfit Deutsche well (DW), on the basis of article appearing in German language newspaper "Bild am Sonntag", reports that :

1.German spy agency Bundesnachrichtendienst aks BND had penetrated the Punjabi dominated Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Islamic Terrorism fomenting spy Agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI.

2.” BND told the CIA that bin Laden was hiding in Pakistan with the knowledge of Pakistani security authorities” :

German spy agency gave US information on Osama bin Laden whereabouts

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Postby arun » 19 May 2015 05:48

Voice of America reports that former head of Afghanistan’s Spy Agency, the National Directorate of Security (NDS), Amrullah Saleh is critical of the deal between the NDS and Intelligence agency of the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s notorious terrorist fomenting Intelligence agency the Inter Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI:

“Intelligence cooperation with ISI means doubting Pakistani duplicity in terror, dishonoring ANDSF's (Afghan National Defense Security Forces) sacrifices and falling in the trap of deception,”

Afghan MPs Criticize Kabul Ties With Pakistan's Spy Agency

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Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Postby member_29004 » 21 Jun 2015 22:50

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z__lyS-wI7c[/youtube]

Retd Gen.Assad Durrani, Interview - by Al-Jazeera, at the Oxford Union by Mehdi Hassan who is closet islamist apologist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z__lyS-wI7c

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Postby arun » 22 Jun 2015 21:44

X Posted from the STFUP thread.

#RAWattacksAfghanParliament: How Pakistan Twitter blamed the Taliban attack on India :

How brazen can brazen be? Consider the voices emanating from Pakistan over Monday’s terror attack on the Afghan parliament and this question will ring out loudly.

Many Pakistanis seriously believe that India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) choreographed the terror attack on Afghan parliament. #RAWattacksAfghanParliament has been the top trending subject on Pakistan Twitter since news of attack on Afghan parliament broke out. ................

Needless to say, such campaigns on social media are an integral feature of the psyops of Pakistani intelligence and security establishments. Consider some of the tweets soaked in malicious Pakistani propaganda.......................



The twitter link follows:

https://mobile.twitter.com/hashtag/RAWA ... t?src=hash

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Postby arun » 25 Jun 2015 11:54

X Posted from the STFUP thread.

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s claims of the involvement of India in the attack on Afghanistan’s Parliament has been trashed by the Afghan’s pointing out a connection to where else but the Land of the Pure and the Home of the Mohammadden Terrorist.

Afghan intelligence services spokesman Hassib Sediqqi said the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Punjabi dominated Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan via its notoriously Mohammadden Terrorist fomenting intelligence arm the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI helped the Un-uniformed Mohammadden Terrorists of the Haqqani network carry out the attack outside parliament, which killed two people and wounded more than 30 as lawmakers were meeting inside. Afghan intelligence services spokesman Hassib Sediqqi identified the ISID/ISI officer as Bilal, without providing his full name:

Pakistan officer was involved in parliament attack, Afghanistan authorities say

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Postby arun » 16 Aug 2015 11:37

Former Afghan Warlord and present First Vice President of Afghanistan, Gen. Rashid Dostum, implicates the notorious Mohammadden terrorist fomenting intelligence arm of the uniformed Jihadi’s of Punjabi dominated military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI in violence targeting Aghanistan:

The Afghan First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum joined the Afghan security institutions and top government officials for blaming Pakistan’s military intelligence for the ongoing violence in the country.

Gen. Dostum is currently in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan to coordinate military operations against the anti-government armed militant groups amid deteriorating security situation in this province.

He said the Pakistani military generals and the country’s powerful military intelligence – Inter service Intelligence (ISI) are plotting and coordinating attacks across Afghanistan, under the name of al Qaeda, Islamic State affiliates and Taliban militants.

According to Gen. Dostum, the ongoing violence in Afghanistan could end only if Pakistan’s military and ISI truely coopeate with the Afghan government.


From Khaama Press:

Gen. Dostum: Pakistan’s ISI behind ongoing violence in Afghanistan

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Postby Pranay » 16 Aug 2015 19:31

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/17/world ... v=top-news

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Hamid Gul, an influential and contentious three-star general who served as the head of the Inter-Services Intelligence, Pakistan’s spy agency, from 1987 to 1989 and was deeply involved in the country’s policy toward neighboring Afghanistan when Soviet troops were withdrawing, has died at age 78.

General Gul never relinquished his public role, remaining closely tied to regional politics and supporting Islamic militancy against Western powers.

He died of a brain hemorrhage on Saturday evening in Murree, a picturesque hill station near Islamabad, the capital, according to Uzma Gul, his daughter.

General Gul was born in Sargodha in Punjab Province on Nov. 20, 1936, and was commissioned into the army in 1956. He fought in two wars against India.


Never known to mince words, he saw himself as an ideologue and geostrategist who believed in pan-Islamism and supported Muslim separatist movements, especially in neighboring India. He also supported Kashmiri militant separatists and once described the heavily militarized boundary in the disputed Kashmir region as “worse than the Berlin Wall.”

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Postby arun » 06 Oct 2015 20:43

X Posted from the “Pakistani Role In Global Terrorism’ thread”

The nefarious activities of the Intelligence Arm of the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Punjabi dominated Military the Inter Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISI aka ISID..

New Taliban leader Mullah Mansour 'is businessman protected by Pakistan' :

Telegraph, UK

The New York Times Article cited by the Telegraph:

Taliban’s New Leader Strengthens His Hold With Intrigue and Battlefield Victory

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Postby arun » 28 Nov 2015 16:48

X Posted from the STFUP thread.

After “Homeland” the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is fulminating about the portrayal of their country by a HBO comedy series called “The Brink”.

Excerpt:

Pakistan's embassy in Washington accused the show of "maligning" Pakistan and said that it "reinforces stereotypes."

"This is also an affront to the people and institutions in both countries who have invested a lot over the decades in blood and treasure in building this important and mutually beneficial relationship," embassy press attache Nadeem Hotiana said in a statement.

Hotiana also slammed what he said was the show's "repeated insinuations that an intelligence agency of Pakistan is complicit in protecting the terrorists at the expense of innocent Pakistani civilians."


Read it all:

HBO Comedy 'The Brink' Sparks Fury in U.S. Ally Pakistan

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Postby arun » 07 Dec 2015 11:27

X Posted from the Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism thread.

arun wrote:The deadly link between San Bernardino and Pakistan

The link between California shooters and Pakistan has once again highlighted the danger the country poses as a terror exporter. US-based Islamism expert Arif Jamal tells DW why Washington can no longer ignore the threat.:

Deutsche Welle

Female Mohammadden Terrorist Tashfeen Malik turns out not only being linked to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s former Punjab Province Minister Ahmed Ali Aulak and radical Mohammadden Cleric of Islamabad’s Lal Masjid, Maulana Abdul Aziz, but this article reveals that her family members were linked to Sunni Mohammadden terrorist group specialising in exterminating Shia Mohammaddens, the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat aka ASWJ which was formerly known as Sipah-e-Sahaba.

Attempts to downplay role of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in the Mohammadden religion based radicalisation of Tashfeen Malik by palming of the role to Saudi Arabia should be treated with circumspection:

Pakistani in California shooting became hardline in S.Arabia-relatives

Meanwhile the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Deep State is claiming that Tasfeen Malik has no link to Ahmed Ali Aulak, Maulana Abdul Aziz or Bahauddin Zakariya University. The Islamic Republic’s position is that “The action of the pair (Tashfeen and her husband) appears to be a ‘lone wolf attack’ which is either self-motivated or carried out taking self-inspiration from some radicals. We could not establish any direct or indirect connection of Tashfeen with any extremist individual or group. The only fact that has come out so far is that she did hold a Pakistani passport.”:

Investigators reject claims Tashfeen had militant contacts in Pakistan


Ethnic Punjabi Military dominated Deep State of the Islamic Republic picks up the tempo from denial to preventing foreign media from carrying out their job in order to stymie reporting on links of the San Bernardino Mohammadden Terrorist attack to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

Pakistani security seeks to tamp down reporting on California shooter

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Postby arun » 16 Jan 2016 08:27

Dexter Filkins in the New Yorker in an article titled “The Pakistani Dystopia”.

Implicates the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Punjabi dominated Military via their Intelligence arm the Inter Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI of involvement in acts of terrorism targeting India.

Characterises the detention of Terrorist Masood Azhar as a “Farce”.

Excerpts:

Imagine a country that is embroiled in a long and bloody conflict with its neighbor, and each time its democratically elected Prime Minister tries to reach out and make peace, his own army launches an attack to make sure the peace doesn’t take hold. You might think you were trapped inside a dystopian movie. Unless, of course, you’ve been to Pakistan, where this happens all the time.


This week, Pakistani officials said they had detained Masood Azhar, the leader of Jaish-e-Mohammed, a militant group, for his alleged role in overseeing the attack on an Indian airbase in the city of Pathankot earlier this month. ……………………………….

Azhar’s detention is almost certainly a farce, staged to placate foreign leaders. If the past is any guide, Azhar, who has been detained many times before, will soon be free and able to carry out more attacks. This is the way it has worked in Pakistan for years.


I’m not the first person to notice that Pakistani militants regularly try to sabotage peaceful relations between their country and India. Aparna Pande, at the Hudson Institute, has put together a chronology of these attacks.

But the important point is who backs, trains, tolerates and supports those militants: the Pakistani military and, most particularly, its spy service, known as the Inter-Services Intelligence, or the I.S.I.

For decades, the Pakistani military has backed insurgent groups whose express aim is to cross into India and fight. (The I.S.I. has also done this in Afghanistan, helping to create and sustain the Taliban.) The ostensible aim of these militant groups, and of the I.S.I., is to bleed India into ceding control over Kashmir. This has never been more than a fantasy, but it keeps the country of Pakistan focussed on something other than its intractable domestic problems, and it justifies the military’s bloated budgets.

That the I.S.I. plays godfather to groups like Jaish-e-Mohammed, which appears to have carried out the Pathankot attack, and Lashkar-e-Toiba, which launched the operation in Mumbai—the assault on the Indian Parliament appears to have been a joint operation of the two—is beyond doubt.


Read it all:

The Pakistani Dystopia

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Postby arun » 23 Jan 2016 15:36

X Posted from the STFUP thread.

One more salvo by Dexter Filkins, following the one in the article posted just above, again writing in the New Yorker in an article titled “Pakistan’s Monster”.

Pins the responsibility for the Mohammadden Terrorist violence prevalent in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan squarely on the epaulettes of the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Punjabi dominated Military of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and their Intelligence arm the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI.

With mention of Frankenstein’s Monster, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s claim of being a victim of Mohammadden Terrorism is not generating sympathy but instead a reminder that this is a self-inflicted wound caused by the Islamic Republic being “too clever by half”:

The tale of Frankenstein is the proper lens through which to view the attack by Taliban gunmen this week on a school in Pakistan. The assault, at Bacha Khan University in the city of Charsadda, killed at least twenty-two people and wounded at least nineteen. In this case, Victor Frankenstein, the scientist, resembles the generals of the Pakistani military, whose Creature is the out-of-control Pakistani Taliban.


For years—indeed, even today—the Pakistani generals imagined they could have it both ways: that they could support the Afghan Taliban while ignoring the Taliban inside Pakistan. The Pakistani military often aided the C.I.A.’s drone campaign in Pakistan, but, while the Americans wanted to go after both groups of Taliban, the Pakistanis typically only helped them with the Pakistani cells. The Pakistani generals were playing a double game inside a double game: they took the Americans’ billions and supported the Taliban fighters who were killing the Americans, and they secretly helped the Americans kill Pakistani Taliban in the C.I.A.’S drone war, letting the Pakistani civilian leaders take the heat.

Not surprisingly, the double-double game was too clever by half. As the Afghan Taliban flourished, the Pakistani Taliban, occupying the same safe havens in the tribal areas, spun out of Pakistan’s control.


From the New Yorker at the below link:

Pakistan’s Monster


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