Summary of a a recent NYT article on the Mumbai attacks:
In 2008 Mumbai Attacks, Piles of Spy Data, but an Uncompleted Puzzle
Dec. 21, 2014
*Telephone calls were routed through a New Jersey company, Callphonex.
*British and Indians were spying on co-conspiritor Zarrar Shah.
*US warned Indians several times in months leading up to attacks.
*David Headley's Moroccan wife, Faiza Outalh, told The US Embassy three times, before the attacks, that he was a terrorist and was plotting against Mumbai.
*Lashkar-e-Taiba grew rapidly in the 1990s thanks to its powerful patron: the ISI.
*Some ISI officers decided that a spectacular strike was needed to restore Lashkar’s cohesion and burnish its image, according to interviews and court files.
*Zarrar Shah was fascinated with Robert DeNiro.
*Zarrar Shah planed to blame a non-existent Indian organisation, Hyderabad Deccan Mujahadeen, and typed up a fake declaration of responsibility.
*NSA claim they didn't know GCHQ were surveilling LeT tech chief, Zarrar Shah.
*NSA collected David Headleys "highly suspicious" emails, but now say they did not realise he was a terrorist until the FBI began investigating him, despite previously claiming their mass domestic surveillance was responsible for his capture.www.nytimes.com/2014/12/22/world/asia/in-2008-mumbai-attacks-piles-of-spy-data-but-an-uncompleted-puzzle.html?_r=0