Transcript for CIA Official's Identity Revealed by Pakistani Political Party
the big leagues. New trouble tonight in the tense relationship between the u.S. And paki word that a top cia official there has been publicly identified, accused of murder and waging war. Details from abc's muhammad lila. Reporter: It all started with this, a deadly drone strike on pakistani soil last week. People here responding with outrage. First, blocking the vital nato supply route into afghanistan and today this -- a court paper publicly naming the man they say runs the cia here accusing him of "committing murder and waging war against pakistan." Even though it's now public, abc is choosing not to broadcast his name. Today neither the cia nor the state department would comment. As you know we don't speak to them. Reporter: If the name is confirmed it wouldn't be the first time. It also happened in 2010, the incident recreated in the movie zero dark thirty when pakistanis blew the cover of another station chief forcing him to be evacuated. This is the man behind today's public outing. Imran khan with millions of supporters. Earlier this year he threatened to do whatever he could to bring drone strikes to an end. It causes collateral damage and anti-u.S. Reporter: Tonight by revealing a name that's supposed to be top secret, it just got harder to tell america's friends from its enemies. Muhammad lila, abc news. In russia tonight new
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