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On September 22, the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Admiral Michael Mullen, said that the United States had "credible evidence" that the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence directly supports the Haqqani network. It was the first time that such a high-level official publicly evoked Pakistan's double game. Many analysts interpreted the speech as a warning that the United States intended to reassess its partnership with Pakistan. In a radio interview a few days later, however, U.S. President Barack Obama suggested that U.S. policy toward Pakistan would not change all that much. The intelligence about the relationship

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