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Tag: pakistan inter-services intelligence agency

Chicago Fed Trial Offers Evidence of Pakistani Intelligence Links to Terrorism

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

Three weeks after Osama bin Laden was killed, and Americans accused Pakistan of knowing of his whereabouts,  damaging evidence against Pakistan’s intelligence agency has surfaced.

The New York Times reports that the government’s leading witness in a federal trial in downtown Chicago involving the Mumbai, India attacks in 2008 implicated the Pakistan intelligence agency in the plot during testimony on Monday.

Government witness David C. Headley testified that he trained with the Islamist militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba between 2002 and 2005 in preparation for scouting locations to attack in India, the New York Times reported.

In 2006, Headley testified that he met with a Pakistan Inter-Services Intelligence Agency officer, who offered financial support for the surveillance.

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