Today i have the list of "some" facts you probably never read before especially in case you are a patriotic Pakistani like me, who love the country, army and specially ISI for their amazing services for Pakistan.
This post does not goes against ISI or Pakistani army at all, the purpose of sharing this facts to know the history of country, to know why our neighbour country has so much hate for us.
1. Afghan Taliban were founded by ISI
The Taliban were largely founded by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in 1994. The ISI used the Taliban to establish a regime in Afghanistan which would be favorable to Pakistan, as they were trying to gain strategic depth.
2. ISI distribute arms and finance among Afghan mujahideen
ISI systematically coordinated the distribution of arms and financial means provided by the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to some factions of the Afghan mujahideen such as the HeI of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar
3. Mujahideen were supported by ISI in Soviet war in Afghanistan
ISI support the Mujahideen against Soviet Union and Afghanistan. The same Mujahideen known as Taliban and terrorist know. Haqqani network's founder Jalaluddin Haqqani distinguished himself as an American-sponsored freedom fighter in the 1980s during the Soviet war in Afghanistan
4. Pakistan army fought along with Muhahideen in Battle for Hill
Special Services Group of Pakistan's army helped Mujahiden rebels in battle for Hill 3234 against Soviet Union.
5. Civil war in Afghanistan (1989–92) by Mujaheddin supported by ISI
Mujahideen were supported by Inter-Services Intelligence and America in the civil war in Afghanistan.
6. Operation Cyclone was planned by ISI and CIA
CIA provided assistance to anti-Soviet forces (Taliban) through the ISI, in a program called Operation Cyclone.
7. ISI helped Hezbi Islami in Battle of Jalalabad
ISI belligerent in Battle of Jalalabad along with Mujahideen groups Hezbi Islami and Ittihad-i Islami which was supported by United States of America. This Battle was fought against Afghanistan.
8. ISI supported Taliban and Al Qaida in Battle of Kabul
The battle of Kabul between Taliban and Afghanistan were supportedby ISI. Oh yes, ISI was playing for Taliban's and Al Qaida.
9. Civil war in Afghanistan (1992–96)
Hezb-i Islami and Taliban were supported by Pakistan's ISI along with USA and Saudi Arabia for Civil war in Afghanistan.
10. Civil war in Afghanistan (1996–2001)
Once Pervez Musharraf, Mullah Omar, Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri were togather against Islamic State of Afghanistan.
Pakistani army belligerent along with Taliban in Civil war in Afghanistan in 1996 -2001. Pervez Musharraf and Mullah Omar were leading this war against was leading from Pakistan while Afghanistan. Osama bin Laden the founder of Al-Qaeda along with Saudi Arabia, UAe were supporting Pakistan and Taliban in this war.
Does not this shocked you that world most wanted terrorists were in the team of Musharraf?
11. Mullah Omar's relationship with ISI
- It is worldly popular that Mullah Mohammed Omar Mujahid was trained by ISI.
- A captured Taliban spokesman, Muhammad Hanif, told Afghan authorities in January 2007, that Omar was being protected by the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in Quetta, Pakistan.
- In November 2009, The Washington Times claimed that Omar, assisted by the ISI, had moved to Karachi in October.
- In January 2010, Brigadier Amir Sultan Tarar, a retired officer and ISI agent said that Omar was ready to break with his al-Qaida allies in order to make peace in Afghanistan.
12. Haqqani Network, Alqaida, Taliban and ISI was once togather
Haqqani network, Alqaida, Taliban and Afghanistani Mujahideen once supported by ISI in their war against Afghaistan. Former member of these organisations also beleived to trained by ISI.
13. Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan was funded by ISI
IMU received its initial funding from ISI. Now IMU is fighting against Pakistan along with Tehrik-i-Pakistan and bombed so many civilians of Pakistan including army soliders.
14. Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin grow with the help of ISI and CIA
CIA provide funds to Gulbuddin Hekmatyar to grow Hezb-e Islami mujahideen organization through the ISI. The organization and Hekmatyar is known as global terrorist by the United States.
15. Haqqani network was funded by ISI
Links between Haqqani network and ISI is not more an secret they use to be heavily funded by ISI.
16. ISI and CIA use to support Taliban until 9/11
The ISI in conjunction with other parts of the Pakistan military subsequently provided financial, logistical, military and direct combat support to the Taliban until the attacks of 9/11.
17. Al Qaeda once supported by ISI and CIA
Before 9/11 Al Qaeda was supported by ISI along with CIA. Al Qaeda also has support of ISI in Afghan civil war.
18. ISI is not world's best intelligence agency
Number of websites which are mostly owned by Pakistanis claim that ISI is known as best among all intelligence agency is actually false claim because there is no such ranking for intelligence agency ever published by any one.
19. ISI agents can't be caught alive
There is a false claim by some websites that ISI has the record that not a single agent has been caught red handed till now, not a single agent has been broken, a double agent has never been founded in ISI, and the most amazing is no one broke ISI agent.
Well did we forget Khalid Khawaja and Colonel Imam? There were not only caught but also murdered by Tehreek e Taliban and they also issued their videos as hostage.
Khalid Khawaja: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalid_Khawaja
Colonel Imam: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonel_Imam
20. ISI is largest intelligence agency
According to some experts the ISI is the largest intelligence agency in the world in terms of number of staff.
I hope you have not read most of these facts before. Do not forget to share your views.