Pakistan Issues Statement: David Headley Not Credible

Pakistan has issued a statement following David Coleman Headley's testimony Monday in the Chicago trial of Tahawwur Hussein Rana, saying his statements that Pakistan's ISI supported the Mumbai bombings is not credible:

"This is a completely incorrect statement from him (David Coleman Headley). ISI & serving officers did not provide support to David Headley, and ISI had nothing to do with the Mumbai attacks. David Headley was a double agent. He is not a credible witness."

Will the real Major Iqbal please stand up? No one seems to have identified him yet. He used the e-mail address chaudherykhan-at-yahoo.com. Who gave Headley the opportunity to be a double agent? The DEA. Who else is playing both sides? Pakistan. There's plenty of dirt to go around.

Globe and Mail reporter Colin Freeze is doing a great job of live-tweeting the trial. All of our coverage since the 2009 arrest of Headley is accessible here.

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    U.S. issues statement: Pakistan is not (5.00 / 2) (#1)
    by oculus on Tue May 24, 2011 at 11:35:21 AM EST
    credible.  (snk.)

    That's because we dont' give them (none / 0) (#2)
    by observed on Tue May 24, 2011 at 11:49:16 AM EST
    enough aid

    Yep (none / 0) (#3)
    by jbindc on Tue May 24, 2011 at 12:11:36 PM EST
    I'm shocked, SHOCKED, I tell you that Pakistan issued this statement.

    There was this pot once (none / 0) (#4)
    by Militarytracy on Tue May 24, 2011 at 01:54:17 PM EST
    and it called this kettle not credible :)

    Who Knew Baghdad Bob... (none / 0) (#5)
    by ScottW714 on Tue May 24, 2011 at 02:07:49 PM EST
    ... got another public relations gig in Pakistan ?

    kdog: does this remind you of a main (none / 0) (#6)
    by oculus on Tue May 24, 2011 at 02:15:19 PM EST
    character in "Shantarum"? chaudherykhan-at-yahoo.com.

    I actually (none / 0) (#9)
    by Jeralyn on Wed May 25, 2011 at 02:17:30 AM EST
    spent an hour after reading your comment to try and link chauderykhan to a literary figure. No luck. I've got Major Haroon, Lt.Col. Hamza and Col. Riaz (army), the only two puzzles are Major Iqbal and Sameer Ali.

    Interesting at trial today that Rana put up his house in the late 80's or early '09's for Headley's bond.They've been close since they went to private military chool in Pakistan as kids. Headley flunked out, Rana went on to become an Army doctor. Now he's a businessaman, and until this case, were good friends.


    So is someone from the ISI going to (none / 0) (#7)
    by ruffian on Tue May 24, 2011 at 04:14:11 PM EST
    testify to refute Headley?

    No, Major Iqbal and the LeT (none / 0) (#8)
    by Jeralyn on Wed May 25, 2011 at 02:12:15 AM EST
    handlers are under indictment in Chicago. No way would they step foot here. As to senior Paki intellgence, I don't think so. But the Judge refused to order the U.S. to turn over the witness list. Almost everything is under seal.

    I'm going broke from downloading the non-sealed pleadings from PACER, but they are the best source of information.And they speak in my language!