Sebastian Rotella

Four Disturbing Questions About the Mumbai Terror Attack
Sebastian Rotella examines new information and materials about the Mumbai terror attacks.
February 22, 2013
Judge Gives American 35 Years For Plotting Mumbai Attacks
Although David Coleman Headley avoided the death penalty, Judge Harry Leinenweber says the sentence "will keep him under lock and key for the rest of his natural life."
January 24, 2013
Mumbai Massacre Accomplice Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison
A federal judge Thursday sentenced a Chicago immigration consultant to 14 years in prison for his role in supporting the Pakistani terrorist group that worked with Pakistan's intelligence service to carry out the 2008 Mumbai attacks and plot a follow-up strike in Denmark.
January 17, 2013
U.S. Pressures Pakistan on Mumbai Terror Group
The Obama administration's decision to designate the leadership of Pakistan's Lashkar-e-Taiba group as terrorists last week sends a pointed, if largely symbolic, message to a Pakistani government that remains unable or unwilling to crack down on the organization.
September 4, 2012
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
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.
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
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A Perfect Terrorist
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the mysterious circumstances behind David Headley's rise from heroin dealer and U.S. government informant to plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai.
November 22, 2011