Foreign Affairs Quote of the Week
Posted by sanityinjection on January 7, 2009
South Asia watchers will recall that Pakistan’s ISI intelligence agency, the local equivalent of the CIA, has often been accused of supporting the Taliban and Islamic terrorists such as those responsible for the attack in Mumbai, India.
In an interview with the German magazine Der Speigel, the chief of the ISI, Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shujaa, did not mince words. Discussing the possibility of war with nuclear neighbor India, he said:
“We may be crazy in Pakistan, but not completely out of our minds. We know full well that terror is our enemy, not India.”