Pakistan Kidnapped former Pakistan agent Colonel Imam pleads for life

The former Pakistan intelligence agent known as the godfather of the Taliban emerged in a video today pleading for his life, four months after he was captured by an Islamic extremist group.
One of the most famous former officers of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, Colonel Imam said his life was in danger unless the authorities meet his kidnappers demand to free a number of prisoners held for terrorism.Imam,
whose real name is Sultan Amir Tarar, worked alongside Afghanistan's mujahideen to defeat the Soviet occupation.In the mid-1990s, as an ISI agent in the country, he spotted the potential of the then emerging Taliban movement and helped nurture it. After 2001 he was forcibly retired from the ISI after being considers too radical.

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