Wednesday, April 22, 2015

"American Terrorist", bio of David Coleman Headley, airs on PBS Frontline

On April 21, PBS Frontline aired “American Terrorist”, about David Coleman Headley, video link here   As the documentary (90 min) starts, Headley is shown exploring Copenhagen, planning an attack against Jyllands-Posten over the cartoon controversy.  The NSA intercepted his activities and he was eventually arrested by the FBI before an attack, which eventually happened in January 2015 against Charlie Hebdo.  But Headley would confess to scouting out the attack on Mumbai, by sea and fishing boat through an obscure low-income section.  Headley, of Pakastani origin, would eventually get prison at supermax in Colorado.

Wikipedia has a detailed biography here 

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