This isn’t the first time that a Pakistani terrorist with such establishment ties has made news in the last few years. Shenon reminds us that David Headley, the Chicago-based terrorist who changed his name from Daood Gilani so that his travels would be easier, has “deep” ties to the Pakistani elite. Headley has pled guilty to not only conspiring with...
The October arrest of David Coleman Headley, a U.S.-born Pakistani-American, and his admission that he scouted targets in Mumbai for LeT has fueled concern among U.S. officials that the terrorist group may have sleeper cells within the United States.***
Only a modern-day techocrat or lawyer could believe that it makes sense to fight wars pursuant to timetables, and to be "constantly" discussing withdrawal while the fight heats up. As the McClatchy story points out, "the tension between political and military timetables [is] apparent" as Obama's withdrawal plans "collide with the realities of the war."***
Just another act of deadly treason