Daily Outrage: FBI allegedly had knowledge of Mumbai attacks

WHO: FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force

WHAT: Two wives of convicted Mumbai terrorist David Headley allegedly told U.S. authorities of plans for the deadly 2008 assault three years before the carnage left 166 people dead. One of the two women said Headley wanted to show his support for Pakistan during its heated dispute with India about Kashmir. The women apparently told the FBI three years before the incident. One of the wives also said that Headley was active in the terrorist group Lashkar-i-Taiba, which was responsible for carrying out the attacks.

WHY: Despite the name of the agency task force, the FBI’s sharing of info appears to be shaky. A State Department spokesman said, “Had we known about the timing and other specifics related to the Mumbai attacks, we would have immediately shared those details with the government of India.”

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