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Pakistan busts CIA’s sources on AQ

The smart money says this is an indication of a split between the Pakistani military/ ISI on the one hand and the Pakistani civilian officials on the other. I don’t quite follow that, but it won’t be the first time I didn’t understand Pakistan.

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The smart money says this is an indication of a split between the Pakistani military/ ISI on the one hand and the Pakistani civilian officials on the other. I don't quite follow that, but it won't be the first time I didn't understand Pakistan.

The smart money says this is an indication of a split between the Pakistani military/ ISI on the one hand and the Pakistani civilian officials on the other. I don’t quite follow that, but it won’t be the first time I didn’t understand Pakistan.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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