15 May '11, 9pm

ISI stops intelligence sharing with CIA: Pakistan's spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), has broke...

Pakistan's spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), has broken off relations with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), in protest at the American operation to kill Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, according to The Sunday Telegraph. It said that agents of ISI - which prides itself on arresting a series of key terrorists including the 911 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed - are refusing to share details of suspects or plots with their counterparts in the United States. "They are furious. They handed over telephone intercepts in 2009 that were crucial in leading to Osama's courier - the key breakthrough in the hunt," said a source briefed on relations between the two countries. "Then four months ago they were told there was nothing in it. It was what the Americans called a "cold lead". Since then they have been left out completely out of the loop." Officials in the...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/Worldinbrief/EDC110516-0...

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