The Cable received a read-out from a high-level source who was briefed directly on the Panetta-Pasha meeting. The CIA is asking Pakistan to allow expanded permissions to increase the intensity of drone strikes inside Pakistan — which are already at record levels –and allow greater access for U.S. and associated forces operating inside Pakistan…

The attacks were planned for late November and allied intelligence agencies are employing all resources at their disposal to round up the rest of the perpetrators, with the understanding that the threat has not yet been neutralized.

“Unless you have killed or captured all 24 to 36 operatives, how can you be sure the plot is foiled?” the source said.