SIS Islamabad Station

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The SIS Islamabad Station became the largest overseas base for the Secret Intelligence Service (better known as MI6) after the 9/11 attacks.[1]


MI6 officer Alistair Crooke was based in Islamabad in the 1980s, co-ordinating support for the Afghan Mujahedin.[2]


  1. Gordon Corera, MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service, Phoenix, 2012, p.352.
  2. Mark Curtis, Secret Affairs: Britain's Collusion with Radical Islam, Serpent's Tail, 2010, p.144.