Pakistan’s anti-terror operations reduce terrorism,says US intel chief

WASHINGTON: US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Director Lt Gen Robert P Ashley has said that Pakistan’s counter-revolt activities and fringe administration endeavors have lessened the threat of terrorism in the country.

Lt Gen Robert P Ashley was tending to at the US Senate Armed Services Committee on the Worldwide Threat Assessment hearing at Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

Amid his address, he talked Pakistan’s genuine endeavors to handle the threat of terrorism, Ashley added that Islamabad is probably going to continue with its counter-revolt activities and fringe administration endeavors along its western border while managing counter-psychological warfare and paramilitary tasks all through the nation. Perceiving Pakistan’s penances, Ashley said; “These endeavors of Islamabad have had some achievement in decreasing savagery from activist, partisan, psychological militant, and rebel gatherings, however Pakistan will look to the United States and the Afghan government for help against hostile to Pakistan contenders in Afghanistan.”

In spite of every one of these endeavors to contain militancy on its dirt, Pakistan will look to the United States and the Afghan government for help against hostile to Pakistan warriors in Afghanistan, the general dismissed.