June 14th, 2010
09:44 AM ET

Pakistan rejects allegations of Taliban ties

Pakistani officials have rejected allegations that their country's powerful intelligence agency still supports the Taliban. Those allegations came from a Harvard academic, who authored a report for the London School of Economics.  In his report, Matt Waldman accuses the ISI of providing  "sanctuary and very substantial financial, military and logistical support" for the Taliban.  Pakistan's military spokesman, Maj. Gen. Athar Abbas (pictured above) rejected the report as "speculative," saying it did not have "a credible source or authenticity."  FULL STORY

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