Leaked Afghan War Documents Former Pakistan ISI Chief Gul Denies US Accusations

What part did Pakistan's former intelligence chief Hamid Gul play in Afghanistan? Die he support the Taliban, as leaked US documents on the war suggest? The former general vehemently denies the accusations. The whole thing is "pure fiction," he says -- a conspiracy aimed at discrediting him.
Retired general Hamid Gul, a former head of Pakistan's ISI military intelligence service.

Retired general Hamid Gul, a former head of Pakistan's ISI military intelligence service.

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Translated from the German by SPIEGEL staff