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Did Pakistani Intelligence Back Terrorists Against the CIA in Afghanistan? | The Diplomat

Did Pakistani Intelligence Back Terrorists Against the CIA in Afghanistan? | The Diplomat

A new document, made public this week by the nongovernmental National Security Archive at George Washington University, makes the impactful claim that an “unidentified” Pakistani intelligence officer paid $200,000 to the Haqqani network to carry out a suicide attack on a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) base in eastern Afghanistan in 2009. The Haqqani network is a militant group active on both sides of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border and is closely linked with the Taliban.

Source: Did Pakistani Intelligence Back Terrorists Against the CIA in Afghanistan? | The Diplomat