Archive: May 2011
FRONTLINE statement on PBS hacking
May 30, 2011
Confessed American Terrorist Details Plans for Chilling Plot
David Coleman Headley, an American who has confessed to helping plan the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, told a court that he plotted a similar attack against a Danish newspaper with the support of a Pakistani terror group and the country’s intelligence agency, the ISI.
May 24, 2011
David Coleman Headley: The Perfect Terrorist?
The man tapped to scout targets for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks -- a slaughter that left 166 people dead, including six Americans -- had the basics required by Lashkar-i-Taiba, the Islamic militant group he joined in 2002. But he also offered something his brothers in the cause couldn't: a U.S. passport.
May 22, 2011
Dexter Filkins: We Don’t Know What Side the Pakistanis Are On
"I think where all these things become problematic — we’ve seen this time and again — is, frankly, we don’t know on any given time or day what side the Pakistanis are on."
May 10, 2011
Former CIA Drone Chief Questions Policy
A former head of the CIA’s counter-terrorism center, Robert Grenier, was forthright: "We have helped to bring about the situation that we most fear."
May 3, 2011
The Bin Laden Files
May 2, 2011