No Survivors: Three Decades After the Crash of PAK-1

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Jul 27 2018 28 mins   4

On August 17, 1988, PAK-1 crashed near Bahawalpur, Pakistan. Those on board the Pakistani presidential aircraft included President Zia-ul-Haq and multiple members of his joint chiefs of staff. United States Ambassador Arni Raphel and U.S. Army Brigadier General Herbert Wassom were also on board. There were no survivors.

In this episode of the Stratfor Podcast, Chief Security Officer Fred Burton reflects back on the crash with South Asia Analyst Faisel Pervaiz and discusses his role on the small State Department team sent to investigate.

Then in part two of the podcast, Stratfor Vice President of Tactical Analysis Scott Stewart offers an update on Stratfor Threat Lens, our protective intelligence solution for companies, organizations and government agencies operating around the world.

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