December 27, 2009
[efoods]US President Barack Obama’s Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke has admitted that there are American spies on Pakistani soil, but has rebuffed reports about the presence of any combat troops inside the troubled country.
“There are no American troops in Pakistan, but there are members of our intelligence services in every country in the world,” Holbrooke said during the Charles Rose show on the PBS.
Holbrooke’s statement contradicts media reports that suggested that there were over 70 US ‘military advisers and technical specialists’ in Pakistan, who were helping Pakistani forces against the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.
This article was posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009 at 3:06 pm