Pakistan’s Spies Tied to Slaying of a Journalist

Obama administration officials believe that Pakistan’s powerful spy agency ordered the killing of a Pakistani journalist who had written scathing reports about the infiltration of militants in the country’s military, according to American officials. Full Story »

Posted by Jon Mitchell - via Nicholas Kristof, Google News (Pakistan), Memeorandum, Randy Benson (t), Jeremy Caplan (t), Megan Taylor (t), Thanh Tran (t), Jaimey Perham (t), Wil Kristin (t), Josh_Young (t), Shakthi Sivanathan (t), Umbreen Bhatti (t), Seth Roberts Farber (t), David K. Miller (t), Malorie Jae Lucich (t), Salvador Sala (t), John Hollis (t), Ish Harshawat (t), Fabrice Florin (t), Kaizar Campwala (t)
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Subjects: World, Politics, Media
Topics: Pakistan, Journalism
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Posted by: Posted by Jon Mitchell - Jul 4, 2011 - 8:21 PM PDT
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Edited by: Jon Mitchell - Jul 5, 2011 - 9:58 AM PDT
Jon Mitchell
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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Jul. 5, 2011

“Every indication is that this was a deliberate, targeted killing that was most likely meant to send shock waves through Pakistan’s journalist community and civil ... More »

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Edward Ericson Jr.
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by Edward Ericson Jr. - Jul. 11, 2011

For 30 years ISI has worked with "terrorists,"* and U.S. intelligence has funded ISI to do so. It's probably good that this story is coming out but one must ask--why now? Why not 8 years ago after Danny Pearl? Why not 8 years before that? *or, call them, well-meaning, anti-communist religious fundamentalists with AK-47s, RPGs, body bombs, Toyota trucks and a burning desire to lead their people to a promised epoch of peace and godliness under their own very responsible, very ... More »

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