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Secret Pakistan Document Undermines Espionage Case Against Imran Khan

Posted on AllSides December 19th, 2023
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A crucial document from Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency, or ISI, undermines a major plank in the high-profile prosecution of the country’s former prime minister, Imran Khan.

Khan remains behind bars while he faces trial for allegedly mishandling a secret document, known as a cypher, which the prosecution claims compromised the integrity of the encrypted communication system used by the state’s security apparatus. But according to an ISI analysis leaked to The Intercept, that claim is entirely false. Internally, the agency concluded that the leak of the text of a cypher...

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https://theintercept.com/2023/12/18/pakistan-cypher-imran-khan-charges/

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