Tag: Pakistan

CIA on recruitment spree in Pakistan

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has stepped up recruitment of Afghans and local tribesmen in Pakistan's Tribal Areas to spy on the Taliban and al Qaeda-linked militants, which is raising serious concern in the country's security apparatus and the matter is likely to be taken up with Washington soon.
The CIA has reportedly been given additional Predator and Reaper drones by the US military as part of a major strategy shift that highlights the Obama administration's belief

India, Pakistan gear-up for crucial clash

India and Pakistan will renew their bitter rivalry in a key Commonwealth Games match on Sunday that organisers claim has been sold out at the 19,000-seater Dhyan Chand National Stadium.
Pakistan are still nursing the wounds from a 4-1 mauling at the hands of India in a World Cup tie at this same venue early this year, while the hosts are out to repeat that scintillating triumph before an expectant crowd.
A win against Pakistan will not only resurrect India's faltering