December 13, 2009
Lashkar-e-Taiba's Long Arm
The Hindu, The Hindu
Opinion - Editorials Lashkar-e-Taiba’s long arm
“Very few things,” United States counter-terrorism official David Benjamin said in a recent speech, “worry me as much as the strength and ambition of the Lashkar-e-Taiba.” The arrest of Pakistani-American jihadist David Headley, alleged to have carried out the reconnaissance that enabled a ten-man assault team to kill over 160 people in Mumbai last November, could prove a significant step forward in delivering justice to the victims of the horrific attack. But the arrest has also underlined the reach of the...