Former Director General Inter-Services Intelligence, Lieutenant General (R) Hamid Gul


An interesting interview of Former DG ISI , the man who was at the forefront of the Afghan war in 80`s.

In the Mainstream

DSCN0517-001 “Fear is no policy, and surrender is no option,” said Hamid Gul. 

Hamid Gul is a retired three-star general, and Pakistan’s former spymaster. He is a daring man whose life in general, and career in Pakistan Army in particular, is marked by courage. He joined Pakistan Army in 1958, and has led an illustrious military life. His father and grandfather were also in the military. Gen Hamid Gul has served as Tank Commander during the Indo-Pak War of 1965, at the Chiwanda front. He was a prominent figure of the Zia ul Haq regime. During the Soviet Union’s 1979 war in Afghanistan, he actively led efforts against the foreign intervention.

In 1992, he resigned from Pakistan Army, but has continued to actively participate in the national life.

I was nervous about the meeting, initially, after it was finalized. But upon meeting him, I found him to be a warm and…

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