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A demonstration to support Pakistan’s army in Karachi, Pakistan, April 26, 2014 (AP photo by Fareed Khan).

New Leadership Unlikely to Shift Priorities for Pakistan’s ISI

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Last week, Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar took over as head of Pakistan’s Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). In an email interview, Frederic Grare, senior associate and director of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s South Asia program, discussed the evolution of ISI.

WPR: How have ISI’s strategic priorities changed over the past decade as a result of the changing security and political realities in Afghanistan and India? ...

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