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CHARSADDA - The busy roadside aid station for Pakistani flood victims seemed ordinary enough: Huge pots were lined up to distribute food to the hungry, bundles of second-hand clothing were being given away.
But rather than being run by a humanitarian agency or the government, the aid station on the outskirts of Charsadda in the north-west was set up by a group alleged to be international terrorists.
Sardar Mohammed Shamin Khan threw shoes at Asif Ali Zardari for continuing his UK visit during Pakistan's flood crisis
Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JUD), a hard line organisation thought to be a front for Lashkar-e-Taiba - the group blamed for the 2008 assault on Mumbai - said it had 2,000 members working for flood relief across the north-west of the country and down into Punjab province.
Jama'at-ud-Da'wah Pakistan (Urdu: جماعة الدعوہ پاکستان ) (JuD) is nominally an Islamic charity organisation that is considered by the United Nations to be an alias of the banned militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). It was launched in Lahore, Pakistan in 1985 as Markaz Daw'a wal Irshad, but the organisation changed its name after the United States State Department declared Lashkar-e-Taiba to be a terrorist organisation. It also publicly retracted itself from any association with the LeT
As of December 2008 U.S. intelligence officials believed that Pakistan's main intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), continued to give LeT intelligence help and protection.
Pakistani intelligence gives funding, training and sanctuary to the Afghan Taliban on a scale much larger than previously thought, a report says.
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (the TTP) (Urdu: تحريک طالبان پاکستان; Student Movement of Pakistan) is the main Taliban militant umbrella group in Pakistan primarily in conflict with the central government.
Among the group's stated objectives are resistance against the Pakistani army, enforcement of sharia, and attacks against American and NATO forces in Afghanistan
It seems ISI has both military wings, and humanitarian wings.