Here is yet more evidence that Pakistan’s ISI is directly aiding the jihad. “US intelligence to Pakistan compromised: report,” from AFP, June 10 (thanks to Sanjay):
WASHINGTON: US intelligence officials have twice handed Islamabad tips about insurgent bomb-making factories, only to find them abandoned before Pakistani troops arrived, The Washington Post reported Friday.
The vacated factories have led US officials to question whether the information had been mistakenly leaked in recent weeks or whether the insurgents had been directly warned by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, according to the report….
The United States has been trying to bolster its relationship with Pakistan since the May 2 raid, and the information sharing with Islamabad is part of that effort.
The history of U.S./Pakistan relations since 9/11 is idiotic enough as it is, and it just keeps getting worse. “The United States has been trying to bolster its relationship with Pakistan since the May 2 raid”? Pakistan should be trying to bolster its relationship with the U.S. But of course it is always the role of the non-Muslim side to make all the apologies, all the accommodations, all the concessions.
The Post said Pakistani officials were given surveillance video in mid-May that located two bomb-making plants in the remote tribal areas of North and South Waziristan.
But by the time Pakistani troops arrived on June 4, the sites had been vacated.
A senior Pakistani military official said the United States had shared information about weapons storage facilities as well, but these had also been found empty.
“There is a suspicion that perhaps there was a tip-off,” the official told the newspaper….
No kidding, really?