Pakistani spy agency accused of killing reporter 

WHAT: Leaked U.S. intelligence data reported in The New York Times charged that Pakistan’s ISI spy agency ordered the murder of reporter Saleem Shahzad, 40, to silence him.

WHY: Shahzad’s stories revealed the relationship between jihadists and the military. He was killed after writing that al-Qaida carried out the 16-hour commando attack on Pakistan’s main naval base.

WHAT’S BEING DONE: Under media pressure, Pakistan’s government established a commission to investigate Shahzad’s death. He was the 37th journalist killed in Pakistan since 9/11.

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