It didn’t create the Taliban. The elected government of Pakistan did
Naveed reportedly said during interrogation that occasionally, “men who looked like they were from the army” visited the camps and gave instructions.
Known as the “father of the Taliban” – a moniker many in Pakistan lay claim to – Gul was the protégé of former Pakistani dictator, General Zia ul-Haq.
Gul remained ISI chief during 1987 and 1989 when the US-backed Afghanistan’s war against the then Soviet Union was at the last stages.
On June 8, the appointment of Bandyopadhyay as director from August 1, 2015 by the ISI Council was accepted by the government which directed that disciplinary action may be taken against Bimal Roy.
In 2008, the United States intercepted communications between Haqqani commanders with ISI officers, who directed attacks on its embassy, and that of India, in Kabul.
Letters found in slain al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden’s safehouse show that Pakistan reached out to Said al-Masri.
Pakistan will also raise the issue of Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah allegedly hiding in Afghanistan.
As a cameraman he had access to all the strategic places of the facility, said the police.
The group is suspected to be involved in a bank robbery in Karimnagar on February 1, 2014; a blast on a Bangalore-Guwahati train on May 1.
Five others from Europe were also trained at the camp in Measot — the first camp to be organised by the ISI outside Pakistan.
Acting on a tip-off, UP Police arrest man suspected to be an ISI agent for passing military info to Pakistan.
Pakistan’s official position is that Siddiqui had finished his tenure in Sri Lanka and hence returned to Islamabad.
India had accused Saeed of masterminding the terror attacks in India including the Mumbai attacks in 2008.
Presiding over a high-level meeting here, Sharif said all institutions will continue to work in synergy for the protection of public.