Pakistan Intelligence Agency May Have Ordered Journalist Killing

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Relations between the U.S. and Pakistan have been severely strained since the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden took place on Pakistani soil two months ago. But a story in The New York Times spells further trouble ahead. Back in May, news broke of the disappearance and subsequent murder of Saleem Shahzad — a Pakistani journalist who frequently wrote about the presence of militants in the armed forces there. But Obama officials believe there is new evidence to suggest the agency had itself ordered the killing. 

Eric Schmitt is a senior writer and correspondent for our partner The New York Times. He broke this story and tells us about the new evidence and what it means for U.S.-Pakistan relations. 


Eric Schmitt

Comments [2]

Ashok from India

Pakistan is a failed state.

The mullahs, the army n ISI r killing it's own people.

Pakistan is threat for the rest of the world.

It's onlynproduction for exports is terrorism

Jul. 05 2011 12:45 PM
kk from Canada

Why NYT stories are accepted with blind eyes.
It is also possible CIA long arm contractors could have killed the Journalist to further humiliate Pakistan's ISI. Wonderful world of espionage

Jul. 05 2011 01:18 AM

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