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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

INTER-SERVICES LIAISON DEPARTMENT (ISLD)

During World War II, the innocuous-sounding Inter-Services Liaison Department was the cover in the Middle East and the Far East adopted by Great Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service. The ISLD established regional headquarters in Cairo and Delhi and undertook intelligence-gathering operations independently of, and sometimes in competition with, Special Operations Executive and the local regional security apparatus.