Out of Pakistan

Carlotta Gall spent 12 years in Afghanistan, and spent much of her time investigating the sources of the Taliban resurgence. She traced it back to Pakistan, and discovered that the Pakistani intelligence service (ISI) was secretly supportive of both the Taliban and al Quaeda.Gall writes, . . . . Continue Reading »

Pakistan and bin Laden

Gall again, reporting on Pakistan’s cozy relationship with bin Laden:She found evidence of “regular correspondence between Bin Laden and a string of militant leaders who must have known he was living in Pakistan, including Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba, a . . . . Continue Reading »