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Captured Militant Reaffirms Role of Pakistan in Mumbai Attacks
Zabiuddin Ansari's statements to Indian police have reinforced evidence of Pakistani intelligence's role in a terror plot that killed six Americans at the same time Pakistan was receiving billions of dollars in U.S. aid.
August 9, 2012
New Evidence of Pakistan's Role in the Mumbai Attacks?
Details are emerging about the Mumbai suspect arrested by Indian authorities last week.
June 28, 2012
U.S. Offers Up to $10 Million Reward for Alleged Mumbai Mastermind
The day after the U.S. announced up to a $10 million reward "for information leading up to the arrest and conviction of Hafiz Mohammad Saeed," the suspected mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks brazenly took to the media to defend himself.
April 3, 2012
Why Isn't Pakistan Prosecuting Mumbai Suspects?
It’s been more than three years since the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks — a slaughter carried out by Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-i-Taiba that left 166 dead, including six Americans — but there is still little to show that its masterminds in Pakistan are being held accountable.
January 10, 2012
Live Chat: Unraveling the Headley Mystery
Join a live chat with ProPublica's Sebastian Rotella, FRONTLINE's Tom Jennings and guest questioner Praveen Swami from The Hindu. The chat begins at 11 am on Wed 11/23. You can leave a question now.
November 23, 2011
Slideshow: An American's Path to the Mumbai Attacks
David Coleman Headley isn't a household name in the United States. But he's as well known to Indians as Osama bin Laden is to Americans. Through our slidehsow, explore how Headley -– born Daood Gilani in the U.S. –- followed a path that led to the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai -- and a plea bargain that both saved his life and put his best friend behind bars.
November 22, 2011
Retracing the Steps of a Confessed Mumbai Terrorist
Mumbai police crime chief Deven Bharti recounts what he learned while investigating the movements of David Coleman Headley as he scouted targets in Mumbai.
November 22, 2011
Did the U.S. Know More Than It Let On About Mumbai Attacks Suspect?
U.S. Officials say David Coleman Headley slipped through the cracks, but ex-wives and Indian authorities say the government had information about the his activities before the 2008 siege that killed 166 people. ProPublica reporter and FRONTLINE correspondent Sebastian Rotella uncovers new details that underscore suspicions — especially in India — that the U.S. knows more than it has disclosed.
November 22, 2011
"A Perfect Terrorist" Featured on "Fresh Air"
This Saturday marks the three-year anniversary of what’s often referred to as India’s 9/11 — the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, a slaughter carried out by Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-i-Taiba that left 166 dead, including six Americans.
November 21, 2011
Could This Man's Warnings Have Prevented the Mumbai Attacks?
It took the 2008 Mumbai attacks for much of the world to recognize Lashkar-i-Taiba’s threat, but renowned French investigative judge Jean-Louis Bruguière had for years warned of the Pakistan-based terrorist group’s evolving international ambitions.
November 21, 2011
Watch a Confessed Terrorist Scramble to Save Himself
After years of criminality and deception that included scouting targets for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks -- a slaughter that left 166 people dead -- Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley was arrested by U.S. authorities in October 2009.
October 20, 2011
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