Leaks further strain U.S. relationship with Pakistan

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The vehement denials by Pakistan that its spy service and military have maintained close ties with the Taliban insurgency since 9/11 appear to be one of the biggest casualties of the leak of 92,000 U.S. military documents.

The classified military documents released on the Web site Wikileaks show top Pakistani officials deeply involved with the Taliban even as Pakistan continues to receive more than $1 billion in annual U.S. aid.

Senior members of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency said Monday that the disclosures are false and accused the United States of not being able to control intelligence leaks.

But the military reports — most of which are written by American forces in the field — are consistent with their own assessment of Pakistani involvement in Afghanistan, U.S. military officials top The Examiner.

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