"At a closed briefing last week, members of the Senate Intelligence Committee asked Michael J. Morell, the deputy C.I.A. director, to rate Pakistan’s cooperation with the United States on counterterrorism operations, on a scale of 1 to 10.
“Three,” Mr. Morell replied, according to officials familiar with the exchange.
The fate of the C.I.A. informants arrested in Pakistan is unclear, but American officials said that the C.I.A. director, Leon E. Panetta, raised the issue when he travelled to Islamabad last week to meet with Pakistani military and intelligence officers." NY Times
Actually three out of ten is not that bad. Intelligence liaison relationships are always sometimes things and rather dependent on "the weather." When interests align, they align. When they do not...
Surely not the British! Not them! No? If you say so...
Hey folks! Pakistan is an independent foreign sovereign country not yet included in the imperium. They are not we and we are not they. No, it is not true that all people are basically the same, yearning to be freed of ancient "superstition" so that they can "bloom" in the bright sunlit uplands of modern (American) culture.
So, we are surprised... No, we are "shocked!" We are "shocked" that Pakistan finds unauthorised help given to a foreign intelligence agency to be possibly criminal behavior. We are "shocked."
We are like children. That is what we really are.
It is obvious that the Pakistani establishment protected Bin Laden and hid him from us. Why? It was because they are not we and we are not they. Have you not ever noticed the crescent and star on Pakistan's green flag? pl