New Head of CIA National Clandestine Service Featured in Wikileaks Cables on Torture Case

By: Tuesday May 21, 2013 8:30 am

The new head of the CIA National Clandestine Service, Francis “Frank” Archibald, is listed in the Wikileaks Cables as authoring a confidential report from the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan regarding the naming of the embassy legal attache in a detainee torture case. Archibald discloses his involvement in communicating with other U.S. officials regarding public statements and press reports concerning the case. Archibald was under cover as an official of the U.S. State Department at the time.

 

International Justice Network Provides New Information on Aafia Siddiqui

By: Monday February 14, 2011 4:20 pm

The International Justice Network has released a whistleblower tape showing that Aafia Siddiqui was indeed arrested in Pakistan in 2003 and turned over to the ISI and interrogated by the FBI, her children held in separate prisons, and new details on her interrogation by the FBI at Craig Field Hospital in Bagram.

How Much More US Abuse Will Pakistan Tolerate?

By: Monday September 27, 2010 1:15 pm

It’s hard to imagine how the United States could heap more abuse on Pakistan. We are approaching the one year anniversary since Jeremy Scahill disclosed the extensive JSOC-Blackwater secret war effort within Pakistan and yet there is no indication that either Barack Obama or David Petraeus sees a need to shut down the rogue operators there. Despite the occasional attempt to portray the US military as providing crucial relief efforts in the massive floods in Pakistan (such as in the accompanying photo), the reality is that US military relief to Pakistan has been derided as but a tiny fraction of the military relief provided in other recent world catastrophes. Last week’s sentencing of Aafia Siddiqui to eighty-six years in jail provoked massive protests across Pakistan. And now we are learning that NATO (which really means US) helicopters have killed over 50 people in air raids on the Pakistan side of the border with Afghanistan over the weekend.

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