ISLAMABAD: Although Husain Haqqani has been the main target of media in addition to Abbottabad Fee for his position in facilitating the inflow of US intelligence operatives in Pakistan, nobody ever questioned Common Musharraf for far more he had carried out at the price of nation’s sovereignty to please Washington throughout his army rule.
On Wednesday, Husain Haqqani’s position was mentioned within the parliament. As well as a senior PML-N chief Zafar Ali Shah filed a petition earlier than the apex courtroom looking for courtroom martial of Asif Ali Zardari, Yusuf Raza Gilani and Husain Haqqani.
These developments are the consequence of Haqqani’s current assertion that following the approval of the then civilian management he had facilitated the inflow of CIA operatives in Pakistan with out the information of nation’s army institution.
Nevertheless, it’s fascinating to notice that one and all focus the position of Husain Haqqani, however nobody is mentioning how critically Basic Musharraf had compromised the sovereignty of Pakistan to please the People.
Credit score, nevertheless, goes to former Military Chief Common Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and the then DG ISI Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha who throughout their tenure had executed exceptional job in cleaning the nation of CIA and FBI brokers, who acquired into Pakistan throughout Musharraf’s tenure or owing to the facilitation of Husain Haqqani over the past PPP authorities.
Whereas Haqqani himself admitted how he served the People, within the case of Musharraf one among his Chief of Basic Employees had informed The Information in 2009 that Musharraf, throughout his rule, had not solely allowed US drones to make use of Pakistani airspace for intelligence sharing however had additionally permitted the American intelligence businesses, the CIA and the FBI, to recruit their brokers within the tribal belt of Pakistan.
Even an American newspaper, The Washington Occasions, had reported a number of years again that the FBI had organised some former Pakistani military officers and others right into a band often known as the “Spider Group” to find Taliban and al-Qaeda fugitives hiding in tribal areas alongside the Afghanistan border.
Quoting a federal regulation-enforcement official in Washington, the report had stated the transfer marked an try by the FBI to develop a “free movement of data” to US brokers who beforehand had labored beneath some restriction with the ISI.
The Spider Group, the report stated, was additionally requested to recruit locals in Pakistan’s tribal areas, the place lots of of needed “terrorists” have been allegedly holed up.
In line with the report,members of the Spider Group included a mixture of Muslim and Christian retired military and intelligence officers and had been educated and outfitted by the FBI.
Within the publish-Musharraf period and through PPP’s tenure and following the intervention of the then Military Chief and the DG ISI an unbelievable concession that the American “officers” and “diplomats” had been having fun with after Sept. 11, was withdrawn in October 2009.
The concession had provided a facility of unchecked arrivals and departures with no scrutiny of their baggage on the Benazir Bhutto Worldwide Airport (BBIA) in Islamabad.
Gammon Gate of the BBIA, which was principally meant for meals catering providers and had a direct outdoors airport hyperlink with out passing via immigration and customs’ checks, was specified for the US officers and for the UN officers too. As reported earlier by this newspaper, this particular facility by Musharraf regime had let the People to have unchecked arrivals and departures to and from the Islamabad Airport.
The power was massively misused and there have been reviews of even unauthorised and undeclared import of delicate materials and gear, together with weapons. This reality had triggered critical alarm bells ringing among the many Pakistani authorities and compelled them to withdraw the power however after lots of injury had already been completed.
A CAA order, issued on the topic in 2009, did concede that the customs and immigration authorities had no preparations/employees to verify the motion and crew and different foreigners, and so forth. “The gear associated to aeroplane, the crew and their private baggage additionally passes by way of this gate. Throughout checking, US automobiles and the bags they carry to and from apron space are usually not correctly searched/checked by the ASF employees deputed to regulate the entry exit on the Gammon Gate,” a doc had stated, including that in view of this, use of the Gammon Gate by foreigners ought to be stopped forthwith because it was a critical safety hazard.
It was additionally discovered throughout Kayani-Pasha tenure that within the garb of trainers, numerous US spies had entered Pakistan in the course of the Musharraf regime and are serving at totally different amenities together with Police Coaching School Sihala, which is located fairly near one of many nation’s nuclear websites.
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