Monthly Archives: July 2010

Wikileaks Afghanistan: leaks must be treated with caution

Afghan proverbs probably provide as much guidance on how to survive in the country as do many of the intelligence reports we have all just been given a chance to read.

Pakistan and Afghanistan: interdependent, distrustful neighbours

The relationship between Pakistan and Afghanistan is a lot more complex than described in the stories of ISI goons.

Michael Semple


  • No one should be surprised that 180 of the leaked intelligence reportssound alarm bells about the involvement of Pakistan’s ISI intelligence service in Afghan insurgency. Plenty such alarm bells have been sounded in the public domain already. But it is important that policymakers draw the right conclusions.