Pakistan spy agency must be reformed -US official

INTERVIEW-Pakistan spy agency must be reformed -US official

Tue Sep 16, 2008 12:36am BST

By Arshad Mohammed

Courtesy and Thanks: Reuters

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – The Pakistani military’s powerful and controversial spy agency needs reform but there is no indication this is happening yet, the top U.S. diplomat for South Asia said on Monday.

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Pakistan: Foreign Policy Past Its Expiration Date

Pakistan: Foreign Policy Past Its Expiration Date

Courtesy and Thanks: Brookings

Pakistan, Transnational Security Threats, Terrorism, Diplomacy, Foreign Aid

Bruce Riedel, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy

The Washington Post

September 09, 2008- Bruce Riedel reviews The Duel, by Tariq Ali.

Pakistan is the most dangerous country in the world. No other country poses the issues of al-Qaeda, terrorism, nuclear proliferation, nuclear war and peace, drugs, democracy, military dictatorship and Islam in such a volatile and combustible way. If there is another 9/11-like attack on the United States, the postmark almost certainly will be Pakistan.

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US military chief to visit Pakistan for security talks

US military chief to visit Pakistan for security talks

Military and Security    9/16/2008 12:04:00 PM

Courtesy and Thanks: Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

ISLAMABAD, Sept 16 (KUNA) — A US military chief is likely to visit Pakistan on Wednesday to hold security talks with his counterparts amid growing concern in Islamabad over repeated air and ground operations by US troops that have killed dozens and tribal people.

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