ISSI DG Shireen Mazari removed on US pressure

Dr. Shireen Mazari has been removed from the position of Director General Institute of Strategic Studies(ISSI) Islamabad before the completion of her contract term till August 2009.

According to Dr. Mazari her removal is a result of US government pressure as she was writing hard-hitting articles on the US interference in the Pakistani internal affairs.

Reports say Tanvir Ahmed Khan will take over the position from her.