Charles G. Cogan on the Haqqani network

The Haqqani Network: The Background
The Huffington Post
September 13, 2012
Commentary by: Charles G. Cogan, International Security Program associate
Topic: The Haqqani network

“In an Associated Press dispatch of September 7, the day the Haqqani network was labeled a terrorist organization by the United States Government, Matthew Lee and Bradley Klepper stated that the network of Jalaludin Haqqani was ‘a leading recipient of CIA money’ during the Afghan mujahidin struggle against the Soviet Union. Another AP dispatch of the same date by Sebastian Abbot and Kimberly Dozier claimed that the network functioned ‘with extensive support from U.S. and Pakistani intelligence services.’”

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