Tag Archives: Spying

ISI wary of American special trainers over spying fears

ISLAMABAD – Request by the ISI for a cut in the number of US Special Forces trainers working in sensitive regions in Pakistan is due to fears they are also spying, according to Pakistani sources with knowledge of the request, illustrating the extent to which growing mutual mistrust is hampering security co-operation, according to a Reuters report. The request was conveyed when ISI chief General Ahmad Shuja Pasha visited his counterpart Leon Panetta at CIA headquarters on Monday.

MI6 chief says spying crucial to stopping Iran’s nuclear drive

LONDON: Diplomacy is not enough to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons, the head of Britain’s foreign spy service said on Thursday, urging an “intelligence-led” approach to stopping nuclear proliferation.
In an unprecedented public speech, MI6 chief John Sawers said that the intelligence activities were responsible for Iran’s admission last year of a second enrichment plant, which in turn led to tougher diplomatic pressure on the country.
“Stopping nuclear proliferation