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A Perfect Terrorist

Trial Testimony Reveals Mindset of Confessed Mumbai Terrorist

During five days as the star witness in a federal terrorism trial in Chicago, David Coleman Headley revealed details of what he described as his links to both Pakistan’s intelligence service — the ISI — and the terrorist organization Lashkar-i-Taiba.

A Perfect Terrorist

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 Chicago 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.

A Perfect Terrorist

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.

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